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dorky

Describing someone or something that is socially awkward, nerdy, or stupid. I can't ask that dorky guy to the prom! I can't believe they want us to wear these dorky uniforms to school.
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dorky

mod. tacky, stupid, or awkward. (From dork.) I don’t want any of this dorky food!
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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