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  1. Informal. a wiener.
  2. Slang. penis.
  3. Slang. an insignificant, disliked person.
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Origin of weenie

wien(er) + -ie; (def 3) probably influenced by or continuous with weeny small child, noun use of weeny tiny (see wee, teeny-weeny)
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Related Words for weenie

sausage, frankfurter, frank, dog, wiener, link, weenie, bowwow, footlong, boaster, red-hot, flaunter, grandstander, hotshot, showboat

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Word Origin and History for weenie


"frankfurter," 1906, with slang sense of "penis" following soon after, from German wienerwurst "Vienna sausage" (see wiener). Meaning "ineffectual person" is 1963; pejorative sense via penis shape, or perhaps from weenie in the sense of "small" (see wee).

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