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Slang. nerd; wimp.
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Origin of dweeb
First recorded in 1980–85
OTHER WORDS FROM dweebdweebish, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for dweeb
Dave Lizewski (played by Aaron Johnson) is a high-school dweeb ala Peter Parker.
British Dictionary definitions for dweeb
/ (dwiːb) /
slang, mainly US a stupid or uninteresting person
Word Origin for dweeb
C20: of unknown origin
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