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twerp

also twirp  (twûrp)
n. Slang
A person regarded as insignificant and contemptible.

[Origin unknown.]

twerp

(twɜːp) or

twirp

n
informal a silly, weak-minded, or contemptible person
[C20: of unknown origin]
ˈtwerpy, ˈtwirpy adj

twerp

or twirp

(twɜrp)

n.
Slang. an insignificant or despicable person.
[1920–25; orig. uncertain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.twerp - someone who is regarded as contemptibletwerp - someone who is regarded as contemptible
simpleton, simple - a person lacking intelligence or common sense

twerp

also twirp
noun
Slang. An insignificant but arrogant and obnoxious young person:
Informal: squirt.
Translations
pitomec
typerys
budala
ばか
바보
dumskalle
คนโง่
kẻ ngu ngốc

twerp

[twɜːp] Nidiota mf, bruto/a m/f
you twerp!¡imbécil!

twerp

[ˈtwɜːrp] ncrétin(e) m/f

twerp

n (inf)Einfaltspinsel m (inf), → Hohlkopf m (inf)

twerp

[twɜːp] n (fam) → idiota m/f

twerp

أَحْمَق pitomec Trottel σαχλαμάρας imbécil typerys idiot budala cretino ばか 바보 dwaas tosk cymbał idiota упрек dumskalle คนโง่ avanak kẻ ngu ngốc 笨蛋
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The book (a sequel to Twerp [Random House, 2013] that can be read as a standalone) has some funny parts, such as when Jules is wrongly punished for defacing a painting of a Quaker house: he hands in bogus essays for his punishment until the school principal threatens to remove him from the accelerated program.
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