: a foolish, insignificant, or contemptible person

Examples of mook in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Amid a dire late ‘90s music scene dominated by teen-pop and mook-rock, Rage delivered real-deal oomph. Matt Wake |, al, 18 July 2022 Or how despite being among the most legendary sing-alongs in rock history -- epochal enough that even a mook like Fred Durst knows all the words -- the song's chorus only appears once in the entire song. Andrew Unterberger, Billboard, 4 Aug. 2017

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Word History


perhaps alteration of moke

First Known Use

1930, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mook was in 1930

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Cite this Entry

“Mook.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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