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dweeb

(dwib)
1. n. an earnest student. (Collegiate.) Don’t call Bob a dweeb! Even if he is one.
2. n. a strange or eccentric person; a nerd. This place is filled with dweebs of all sizes.
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But most of all, the long-term gain is that no one would ever think of an editorial writer as a dweeb or nerd again.
These are movies about dweebs - sometimes charming dweebs, yes, but dweebs nonetheless - looking for their soul mate and suffering all manner of embarrassment in the process.
Mallrats is set in a huge shopping mall where assorted dweebs, drongos and other dysfunctional kids congregate to moan about their dull lives.
Based on a Russian fairy tale, this is the story of two Victorian dweebs and the lonely dead woman who comes between them.
Wordsmiths and sillabub dweebs drag out your solecisms, your argots, your idioms, patters, lingua franca and gobbledygook.
ANOTHER group of pathetic dweebs marched into the Big Brother house last night.
But it was the dweebs who had the boldest cards to play at the Big Picture, projecting a brave world of cosmic deals and mind-bending technologies.
Well, of course, something goes wrong, and soon two lascivious dames who seem to be perpetually covered in goo (Mary Mara and Rebecca Harrell, recalling nothing so much as girls from an oppressively restrictive family really acting out) are sucking viscera from the brain stems of pathetic dweebs and scattering giant maggots and cockroaches everywhere.
Why, therefore, should the dweebs have a monopoly on pizzazz?
Two New York University dweebs (``American Pie's'' Jason Biggs and Mena Suvari) unite against their oppressors, fall in love.
In this droll spy spoof, Mike Myers kebabs James Bond and Sixties naffness as effectively as Wayne's World ridiculed heavy-metal dweebs.
The larger question is perhaps whether members of the teen demo and their boomer parents will be inspired to stay glued to the couch on Saturday night to watch a show about the trials of earnest adolescent dweebs at a Michigan high school, circa 1980.
Dilbert, the voice of disaffected office-cubicle dweebs everywhere, is turning Madison Avenue.
The dweebs predictably say real news junkies will go online.