: an unattractive, insignificant, or inept person
dweebish adjective slang
dweeby adjective slang

Examples of dweeb in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The man is the definition of a dweeb and made an already insufferable season completely unwatchable. Brian Moylan, Vulture, 13 Mar. 2023 What do these things make me, a geek, a nerd, a dweeb, a dork, or simply different? Kyle Hill, Discover Magazine, 7 Aug. 2013 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 See More

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Word History


origin unknown

First Known Use

1964, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dweeb was in 1964

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“Dweeb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dweeb. Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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