weenie

noun
wee·​nie | \ ˈwē-nē How to pronounce weenie (audio) \

Definition of weenie

2 slang : penis
3 : nerd computer weenies

Keep scrolling for more

Synonyms for weenie

Synonyms

Visit the Thesaurus for More 

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 In Michigan, according to the survey, a favorite snack to serve for the Super Bowl is cocktail weenies. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Guacamole, sliders, wings and more: Must have Super Bowl snacks," 26 Jan. 2020 Everybody is happy to see cocktail weenies on the table. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Guacamole, sliders, wings and more: Must have Super Bowl snacks," 26 Jan. 2020 Open Monday through Saturday until Christmas Eve, expect strong drinks, holiday tunes, and twinkling lights, alongside elevated ‘70s-cocktail food, like weenies in barbecue sauce, meatballs in red sauce, and warm chocolate chip cookies. Joseph Hernandez, Condé Nast Traveler, "Christmas in Chicago: 23 Festive Things to Do This Season," 5 Dec. 2019 Your pup has the opportunity to bob for weenies, participate in an agility course, trick or treat, pose in a photo booth, search for bones in the grave yard, costume contests and more. chicagotribune.com, "Calendar: Halloween events for dogs Saturday in Mundelein," 6 Oct. 2019 Then, watch a few speedy weenies race to the finish lines during the Dachshund Dash. Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, "Prost! Top South Florida Oktoberfest parties for beer, bratwursts and German dancing," 27 Sep. 2019 This won’t be a s’mores-and-weenie-roast kind of family vacation. Bethanne Patrick, Washington Post, "In Susan Richards Shreve’s ‘More News Tomorrow,’ a woman takes her family on a harrowing adventure," 6 June 2019 But hanging out by the pool and roasting weenies wasn’t the original purpose of the day. Brian Clark Howard And Sydney Combs, National Geographic, "Memorial Day's controversial history explained," 24 May 2019 Thanks for explaining the unifying power of fried chicken and thanks for describing the delicacy called Creole weenies and spaghetti. Doug Maccash, nola.com, "Chef Leah Chase explained why art is like a prayer," 3 June 2019

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'weenie.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of weenie

1891, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for weenie

alteration of wienie

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about weenie

Time Traveler for weenie

Time Traveler

The first known use of weenie was in 1891

See more words from the same year

Statistics for weenie

Cite this Entry

“Weenie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weenie. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for weenie

weenie

noun
How to pronounce weenie (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of weenie

US
informal + disapproving : a weak person who is easily frightened

More from Merriam-Webster on weenie

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for weenie

Comments on weenie

What made you want to look up weenie? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Slippery Words Quiz—Changing with the Times

  • ducreux self portrait yawning
  • What is an earlier meaning of nice?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!