twerp

noun \ ˈtwərp \
variants: or less commonly

Definition of twerp

:a silly, insignificant, or contemptible person

Examples of twerp in a Sentence

  1. Some little twerp took her seat.

  2. Her boyfriend's just a pretentious twerp.

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Origin and Etymology of twerp

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TWERP Defined for English Language Learners

twerp

noun

Definition of twerp for English Language Learners

  • : someone who is stupid or annoying



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