Examples of dorky in a Sentence
she's always being embarrassed by her dorky cousins
Recent Examples of dorky from the Web
The classic bag was in vogue more than 20 years ago, then adopted a dorky reputation before its coolness factor recently began to rise again.
These are the smoother, romantic, and dorky songs that make an artist of Drake's status feel suddenly real.
Wayne Roadie portrays a goofy crew, such as a grimy farmer with a ridiculous fake beard, a dorky Russian porter, a snooty maitre d’, a mumbly doctor, a nitpicking judge, an eccentric rollerskating waiter and a muttering reverend.
Even though he's moved on to a much grittier role, on the CW's Riverdale, since his Disney gig ended in 2011, fans often have trouble seeing Cole as anyone other than dorky but sweet Cody Martin.
The iA, Scion's first four-door sedan, reminds you of a barstool with a dorky cartoon fish on top.
The wireless part uses Logitech’s own 2.4GHz radio, with a dongle to slot into the Wii’s USB port, and the whole shebang sits on your lap (no need for one of those dorky gaming chairs).
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First Known Use of dorky
Synonymsairheaded, birdbrained, bonehead, boneheaded, brain-dead, brainless, bubbleheaded, chuckleheaded, dense, dim, dim-witted, doltish, dopey (also dopy), stupid [slang], dull, dumb, dunderheaded, empty-headed, fatuous, gormless [chiefly British], half-witted, knuckleheaded, lamebrain (or lamebrained), lunkheaded, mindless, oafish, obtuse, opaque, pinheaded, senseless, simple, slow, slow-witted, soft, softheaded, thick, thickheaded, thick-witted, unintelligent, unsmart, vacuous, weak-minded, witless
Antonymsapt, brainy, bright, brilliant, clever, fast, hyperintelligent, intelligent, keen, nimble, quick, quick-witted, sharp, sharp-witted, smart, supersmart, ultrasmart
Related Wordscretinous, feebleminded, simpleminded; boobish, foolish, idiotic (also idiotical), imbecile (or imbecilic), moronic; ignorant, illiterate, lowbrow, uneducated, uninformed, unintellectual, untaught, unthinking; absurd, asinine, balmy, cockeyed, crackpot, crazy, cuckoo, daffy, daft, dippy, dotty, featherheaded, fool, half-baked, harebrained, insane, kooky (also kookie), loony (also looney), lunatic, mad, nonsensical, nutty, preposterous, sappy, screwball, silly, tomfool, unwise, wacky (also whacky), zany; fallacious, illogical, invalid, irrational, unreasonable
Near Antonymsingenious, resourceful; acute, astute, discerning, insightful, keen, knowing, perceptive, percipient, perspicacious, sagacious, sage, sapient, savvy, wise; cerebral, erudite, highbrow, intellectual, knowledgeable, learned, literate, scholarly, thinking, well-read; educated, informed, schooled, skilled, trained; crafty, cunning, foxy, shrewd, wily; judicious, prudent, sane, sensible, sound; logical, rational, reasonable, valid
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