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dweeb

Someone who is considered uncool, typically due to overt studiousness and/or social awkwardness. Don't be such a dweeb! It's Friday night—we should be partying. I can't go to the prom with that dweeb, how embarrassing!

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.
A simpering pair of love-struck dweebs being boring in Wales.
Even for dweebs, this amounts to a rather strange fantasy, as Glen worries about bedding down Alison, a mom at a spelling bee, a gay guy he meets in the videostore, and finally his former teacher (played by the ever lust-worthy Katey Sagal).
And why do all the 'lads' in these adverts look such dweebs?
"I'd have to admit science is not for dweebs," says Jacqueline, "it is more off-the-wall than when I was at school!"
Anyhow, the BAFTA-winning basement-dwelling tech dweebs are indeed back for a new run, and I for one shall rejoice.
Pilots have always been a work in progress, but with such multifaceted concepts, the sundry characters and plots can coalesce into something wonderful or, more often, that will divert only a few dozen dweebs in a chatroom.
Mallrats is set in a huge shopping mall where assorted dweebs, drongos and other dysfunctional kids congregate to moan about their dull lives.
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.
Why, therefore, should the dweebs have a monopoly on pizzazz?
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.
It could be all those people chatting with one another on the Internet, gossiping about the hot new films, but the hard-core dweebs still remain a minority group.
The dweebs predictably say real news junkies will go online.