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twirp

 (twûrp)
n. Slang
Variant of twerp.

twirp

(twɜːp)
n
a variant spelling of twerp

twerp

or twirp

(twɜrp)

n.
Slang. an insignificant or despicable person.
[1920–25; orig. uncertain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.twirp - someone who is regarded as contemptibletwirp - someone who is regarded as contemptible
simpleton, simple - a person lacking intelligence or common sense
Verb1.twirp - make a weak, chirping soundtwirp - make a weak, chirping sound; "the small bird was tweeting in the tree"
sound, go - make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'"

twerp

also twirp
noun
Slang. An insignificant but arrogant and obnoxious young person:
Informal: squirt.
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Spurger Elementary has acted on the complaint and replaced TWIRP Day with Camo Day.
The angry epithets we use for passwords--bastard, hell, idiot, lost, jerk, twirp, scum, jail, pig, and WOFT (Waste of Fucking Time)--are the impotent complaints of a society that loathes the workplace and believes that there is an authentic self, a fun-loving rock-and-roller, trapped beneath the chilly facade of the imperturbably phlegmatic businessman.
Losses to Philadelphia and Dallas brought shocking comments from head coach and twirp Jeff Van Gundy, who likely won't be around for much longer.