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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.]
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dweeb

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

(dwib)
n.
Slang. nerd; wimp.
[1965–70]
dweeb′ish, adj.
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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
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dweeb

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

dweeb

[dwiːb] N (esp US) → memo/a m/f
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dweeb

n (esp US inf) → trübe Tasse (inf), → Blödmann m (inf)
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They're all appealing performers, but Williams, in particular, steals the show, playing a tall-for-his-age dweeb who, by his own admission, loves rules and is struggling with the just-announced divorce of his parents (Lil Rel Howery and Retta).
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If only I could go back in time, just to look less of a dweeb.
The "King of Scouse Style" ran down "dweeb" promoters, accusing them of playing with action figures and paying to fly their heroes to the UK.
You just uselessly add to the controller's workload by saying anything and mark yourself as a dweeb in the process.
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And faux modest Ex Factor dweeb Rylan Clark pretended to be a culinary moron but was actually rather good.
Well, Chuck is gone, and his absence will be felt from the lowliest policy dweeb to the U.S.
One hot evening at the end of August, 2009, Themis (not a goddess) and Dweeb (an urban rustic) find one another in a tony Confusion saloon, located in sophisticated Meetmart, Argent County.
"Kron: The Metamorphosis" follows skinny dweeb Ted Tuscoma as his embrace of a book of Barbarian fantasy one day forces him into being one of his heroes, and he has to learn the ways of the warrior quickly to get by through it all.
Another of the men on Hearsall Common - known only as Dweeb - is 26-years-old and has been digging for bottles since he was 10.
speed-skating team, in part to make up for being such a dweeb about speed skating.