Dweeb meaning

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(slang) A person regarded as socially dull, unsophisticated, foolish, awkward, etc.
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A very technical person. Dweebs sometimes call sales people "slime," anybody interested in technology for profit rather than the art of it. See nerd and geek.
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A person regarded as socially inept or foolish, often on account of being overly studious.
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(US, slang, pejorative) A boring, studious, or socially inept person. [From 1968.]
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An unpleasant, tiresome, and socially inept person. A techie dweeb is a nerd or geek. See also geek, nerd, and techie.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
dweeb
Plural:
dweebs

Origin of dweeb

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • The 1980s backronym Dim-Witted Eastern-Educated Boor derives from apparent social and attitudinal differences between West Coast and East Coast US, and describes a stereotypical Ivy-league graduate from Harvard, Yale, etc.

    From Wiktionary

  • From 1968 US college slang, probably related to feeb.

    From Wiktionary