- Slang. nerd; wimp.
Origin of dweeb
First recorded in 1980–85
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- slang, mainly US a stupid or uninteresting person
C20: of unknown origin
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Word Origin and History for dweeb
1968, U.S. college student slang, probably a variant of feeb "feeble person."
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