adorkable


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adorkable

(əˈdɔːkəbəl)
adj
socially inept or unfashionable in a charming or endearing way
[blend of adorable and dork]
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It's easy to see how Cat Staggs and Amanda Deibert fell for each other: We ended up nerd-crushing hard on the adorkable couple the minute we sat down to talk about their work as one of the creative teams behind DC's new Wonder Woman series--Wonder Woman '77.
Last year, you and your adorkable lab partner spent the whole year flirting over Bunsen burners.
Clarke has a hugely expressive face, but too often she simply cycles back and forth between aggressively adorkable cutesiness and dewy-eyed pathos, as if she's continually modeling for either a Kewpie doll or a marble statue of the pieta.
HelloGiggles has another famous lady behind it, but this one doesn't have a publishing background at all--she's the adorkable Zooey Deschanel from New Girl, Siri commercials, and--my personal favorite--Elf.
In terms of character and plot, there's a lot that's predictable about this setup: wry, adorkable protagonist with quirky but endearing friends, hapless boomers in midlife-crisis mode, God-fearing battleaxe aunty .
The generation Y'ers and millennials paying attention during the 2008 election used to joke that the Hillary Rodham who'd gone to Wellesley, frizzy-haired and adorkable, would have voted for Obama.
Owens was part of the Fuzzy Fruitcakes group from Be Best Wellness, and Gnau was in attendance with her Weight Watchers group, which had given itself the name Adorkable Shrinking Misfits for the sweater run.
Tegan and Sara drop some hilarious and adorkable "how to be a heartthrob" knowledge on Andy Samberg that has the SNL star alternately channeling Madonna, Joey McIntire and Cyndi Lauper
These are an adorkable addition to any cat lover's wardrobe.
HE PLAYS GRUFF AND GRUMBLING bartender Nick Miller on the hit Fox sitcom New Girl, currently in its second season, but Jake Johnson is just as adorkable as costar Zooey Deschanel.
Halting and vulnerable, Johnson is pretty adorkable in her own right (although that term should perhaps be retired), and Faxon--who has the more demanding task, coming across as immature but not irritating--delivers a couple of funny moments, including his pained struggle not to curse in front of his young niece.
ANN: Adorkable enough, apparently, to manage the affections of two ladies at once.