\ ˈdwēb How to pronounce dweeb (audio) \

Definition of dweeb

: an unattractive, insignificant, or inept person

Other Words from dweeb

dweebish \ ˈdwē-​bish How to pronounce dweeb (audio) \ adjective, slang
dweeby \ ˈdwē-​bē How to pronounce dweeb (audio) \ adjective, slang

Examples of dweeb in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Yet the dweeb, the doorknob insists he is being guided by the spirit. Gordon Monson, The Salt Lake Tribune, 28 May 2022 Which, honestly, is some serious high school stuff — not wanting to hang out with the super dweeb because that might make one dweeby by association. Dalton Ross, EW.com, 5 May 2022 But there’s plenty more to learn about the dweeb-turned-pop-superstar, whose origins and motivations unravel across eight episodes of Chris Miller and Phil Lord’s whodunnit, which premiered on Apple TV Plus on Jan. 28. Ethan Shanfeld, Variety, 2 Feb. 2022 While credibility is not a major priority here, one major point of disbelief requires suspending: Former child Disney series regular Short is no one’s idea of an undateable dweeb. Dennis Harvey, Variety, 10 Feb. 2022 My favorite part of this is that Nayte keeps referring to Chris S as a dweeb. Ali Barthwell, Vulture, 10 Nov. 2021 Ben Platt, reprising his star-making performance, plays Evan Hansen, a high schooler crippled by social anxiety who gets caught up in a lie, which turns a dweeb into a hero after the story goes viral. Los Angeles Times, 22 Sep. 2021 There’s one bit, in that college flashback, where Annie has a different best friend in the beginning and is a dweeb. Savannah Salazar, Vulture, 10 May 2021 There’s a way to speak these lines so that the joke is on the dweeb saying them. Spencer Kornhaber, The Atlantic, 3 Nov. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of dweeb

1964, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dweeb

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“Dweeb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dweeb. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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