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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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Charles Jason "Twirp" Foster of Christmas Valley, formerly of Monroe, died Oct.
Then there's the East Texas school district of Piano that was pressured into canceling "TWIRP Day" (a long-standing homecoming tradition of reversing social roles by having boys dress like girls and vice versa) and replacing it with "Camo Day" (where participants wear black boots and army camouflage).
Spurger Elementary has acted on the complaint and replaced TWIRP Day with Camo Day.