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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ She says a dweeb is a nerd.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

1968, U.S. college student slang, probably a variant of feeb "feeble or feeble-minded person."


n. (context US slang pejorative English) A boring, studious, or socially inept person. (From 1968.)


n. an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or studying excessively [syn: swot, grind, nerd, wonk]


Dweeb may refer to:

  • Dweeb (band)
  • Dweeb (chimpanzee)
  • Dweebs (TV series)
  • Dweebs (candy)
Dweeb (band)

[dweeb] were an indie band from Coventry in the United Kingdom. Band members are Tim Alford ( lead vocals and rhythm guitar), 'The Badgerman' ( lead guitar and backing vocals), Matt Donald ( bass guitar and backing vocals) and Dave Ashworth ( drums). They founded in 2002 and started gigging in 2003.

They are a separate entity from the London three-piece also called Dweeb (who split in 1999).

On 4 May 2011, it was announced that [dweeb] would be splitting up, ending a nine-year stint of touring and recording. The band will embark on one final tour, named "The Collision Tour" which will be accompanied by a new single, "My New Hero" and a limited edition EP. Their final performance was a sold-out show at Nexus Trust, Coventry on 2 September 2011.

Usage examples of "dweeb".

Malibu Bar and No-Grill, because when the bartender saw him, he ordered Dweeb to get out in a voice used to giving orders.

An old geezer not much more prosperous than Dweeb studied us with the mild eyes of a herd animal and attempted a smile.

I let Dweeb take a long sip of his brewski, a young man emerged from the gloom at the end of the bar, walking toward me splay-footed as if he expected me to hand him a diploma.

Then the smile was gone and he was looking at Dweeb hard enough to push him over.

Thankfully, she caught herself, tingling with embarrassment and feeling as if the dweeb had overstepped her bounds.

Instead, her sisters called her a brainy dweeb and her brothers told her that her drive for success only made her seem cold to the boys they knew.

Cole Haan loafers, and tortoiseshell specs they love to take off and nibble the arm of, plus always a uniform self-seriousness that reminds you of every overachieving dweeb you ever wanted to kick the ass of in school.

I mean, its not going to make me think youre any less of a dweeb, or more intelligent or less plug-ugly.

One of the government dweebs took out some tools and tried to take the unit apart to see if any internal elements survived to enable someone to guess at reverse-engineering.

They had even moved two of their FBI security dweebs into the SCTI building to monitor security.