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twirp

[twurp] /twɜrp/
noun
1.
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British Dictionary definitions for twirp

twerp

/twɜːp/
noun
1.
(informal) a silly, weak-minded, or contemptible person
Derived Forms
twerpy, twirpy, adjective
Word Origin
C20: of unknown origin

twirp

/twɜːp/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of twerp
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Slang definitions & phrases for twirp

twerp

noun

A contemptible person; jerk, nerd: ill-mannered, foul-mouthed little twirp/ Wrangel may have been a pretentious twerp

[1874+; origin uncertain]


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