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weenie

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noun wee·nie \ˈwē-nē\

Simple Definition of weenie

  • : a weak person who is easily frightened

Full Definition of weenie

  1. 1 :  frankfurter

  2. 2 slang :  penis

  3. 3 :  nerd <computer weenies>

Examples of weenie

  1. Don't be such a weenie.

  2. <an inner-directed individual who could have cared less if others stuck the dreaded weenie label on him>



Origin of weenie

alteration of wienie


First Known Use: circa 1906


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