mook

noun
\ˈmük\

Definition of mook 

slang

: a foolish, insignificant, or contemptible person

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Last spring, the skating website icenetwork.com found Hanyu on the cover of 19 publications called mooks — a combination of magazine and book — at a Japanese bookstore. JerÉ Longman, New York Times, "The Greatest Figure Skater Ever Is Michael Jackson on Ice, Surrounded by Winnie the Poohs," 4 Jan. 2018 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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