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1. Slang A stupid, inept, or foolish person: "the stupid antics of America's favorite teen-age cartoon dorks" (Joshua Mooney).
2. Vulgar Slang The penis.

[Perhaps from dork, variant of dirk.]

dork′i·ness n.
dork′y adj.
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slang the quality or character of a dork
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