Thesaurus

dork

noun
slang

Synonyms & Antonyms of dork

1 a person slavishly devoted to intellectual or academic pursuits
  • we became friends when we discovered we were both dorks who had memorized the periodic table in high school

Synonyms for dork

Words Related to dork

Near Antonyms for dork

2 a stupid person
  • he tried to be suave, but she still thought he was a dork

Synonyms for dork

Words Related to dork

Phrases Synonymous with dork

Near Antonyms for dork

Antonyms for dork

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about dork

Time Traveler for dork

Time Traveler

The first known use of dork was in 1965

See more words from the same year

Cite this Entry

“Dork.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dork. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on dork

Dictionary: Definition of dork

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with dork

Britannica English: Translation of dork for Arabic Speakers

Comments on dork

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

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

July 2020 Words of the Day Quiz

  • papercraft sunset
  • Which is a synonym of mien?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

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!