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dweeb

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noun

Slang. nerd; wimp.

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Origin of dweeb

First recorded in 1980–85

OTHER WORDS FROM dweeb

dweebish, adjective
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dweeb
/ (dwiːb) /

noun

slang, mainly US a stupid or uninteresting person

Word Origin for dweeb

C20: of unknown origin
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