- The definition of a dork is slang for someone who is awkward or who doesn't have very good social skills.
An example of a dork is the socially awkward kid that some people might make fun of on the playground.
- Slang, Vulgar the penis
- Slang a person regarded as stupid, foolish, awkward, clumsy, etc.
- Slang A stupid, inept, or foolish person: “the stupid antics of America's favorite teen-age cartoon dorks” (Joshua Mooney).
- Vulgar Slang The penis.
Origin of dorkPerhaps from dork, variant of dirk.
US 1960s, from 1967 in sense of “silly person”, presumably from earlier use as bowdlerization of dick (“penis”) in student slang, particularly Midwest.