dweebish

dweeb

[dweeb]
noun
Slang. nerd; wimp.

Origin:
1980–85

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

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dweeb
1968, U.S. college student slang, probably a variant of feeb "feeble person."
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dweeb definition

[dwib]
  1. n.
    an earnest student. (Collegiate.) : Don't call Bob a dweeb! Even if he is one.
  2. n.
    a strange or eccentric person; a nerd. : This place is filled with dweebs of all sizes.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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