mook

noun
\ ˈmük How to pronounce mook (audio) \

Definition of mook

slang
: a foolish, insignificant, or contemptible person

Examples of mook in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, "The 50 Greatest Pink Floyd Songs: Critic's Picks," 4 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of mook

1930, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mook

perhaps alteration of moke

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“Mook.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mook. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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