dweeb


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dweeb

 (dwēb)
n. Slang
A person regarded as socially inept or foolish, often on account of being overly studious.

[Origin unknown.]

dweeb

(dwiːb)
n
slang chiefly US a stupid or uninteresting person
[C20: of unknown origin]

dweeb

(dwib)
n.
Slang. nerd; wimp.
[1965–70]
dweeb′ish, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dweeb - an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studiousdweeb - an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious
assimilator, learner, scholar - someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs

dweeb

noun
Slang. An unpleasant, tiresome person:
Slang: drip, jerk, nerd, pill, poop.
Translations

dweeb

[dwiːb] N (esp US) → memo/a m/f

dweeb

n (esp US inf) → trübe Tasse (inf), → Blödmann m (inf)
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