n. a strange person; a geek. (Collegiate.) : Who's the wombat in the 1957 Chevy?
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition. Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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Waste Of Money, Brains, And Time. Problems which are both profoundly uninteresting in themselves and unlikely to benefit anyone interesting even if solved. Often used in fanciful constructions such as "wrestling with a wombat". See also crawling horror, SMOP. [Jargon File] (1995-03-10)