dweeb

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From 1968 US college slang, probably related to feeb.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dwiːb/
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  • Rhymes: -iːb

Noun[edit]

dweeb (plural dweebs)

  1. (US, originally college slang, now general slang, derogatory) A boring, studious, or socially inept person. [From 1968.]

Synonyms[edit]

  • See also Thesaurus:dork
  • Sometimes used alongside nerd and geek; however, dweeb does not carry the same connotations of intelligence.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ dweeb at Etymonline

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