weenie

noun

wee·​nie ˈwē-nē How to pronounce weenie (audio)
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2
slang : penis
3
: nerd
computer weenies

Examples of weenie in a Sentence

Don't be such a weenie. an inner-directed individual who could have cared less if others stuck the dreaded “weenie” label on him
Recent Examples on the Web Most grocery stores carry bags of these ready-to-eat cocktail weenies near the bacon and hot dogs. Sheri Castle, Southern Living, 28 Oct. 2023 Check out some of the places in the Dallas area that don’t serve a wimpy weenie. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, 19 July 2023 Ooof, Foster is a pretentious weenie. Maggie Fremont, Vulture, 26 May 2021 So what is a picky cocktail weenie to do? Seriously Science, Discover Magazine, 2 Feb. 2015 Like a puppy who has to have his pills surreptitiously stuffed inside a hot dog weenie, my cabbage was covered in shredded cheese. Matt Young, Chron, 31 Dec. 2020 If carrying a plastic jar freaks out the weight weenie in your life, Soom now puts this manna (and other flavors) in one-ounce packs. Grayson Haver Currin, Outside Online, 25 Nov. 2022 My favorite pooch menu item, though, is the weenie-tini, with chicken broth, chicken whipped cream and doggy biscuit crumble. Los Angeles Times, 17 Sep. 2021 In Michigan, according to the survey, a favorite snack to serve for the Super Bowl is cocktail weenies. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 26 Jan. 2020

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Word History

Etymology

alteration of wienie

First Known Use

1891, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of weenie was in 1891

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Cite this Entry

“Weenie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weenie. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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