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twerp

slang An annoying, insignificant, weak, or detestable person. Sometimes used as a term of address. I'll never understand how a twerp like him got promoted to Vice President of the company! Your sister is such a little twerp sometimes. Get out of my face, twerp, or I'll break your nose!

twirp

slang An annoying, insignificant, weak, or detestable person. Sometimes used as a term of address. I'll never understand how a twirp like him got promoted to Vice President of the company! Your sister is such a little twirp sometimes. Get out of my face, twirp, or I'll break your nose!

twirp

and twerp (tʍɚp)
n. an annoying runt of a person. (Also a term of address.) Some little twerp threatened to kick me in the shin.

twerp

verb
See twirp
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But Earp also understood that Picasso's origins, like those of Modernism, lay in tradition, since he 'would hardly have exercised so great an influence as a pioneer in new directions had he not already reached very high achievement in the accepted way.' Demonstrating rare perspicacity for the time, this does not look like the opinion of a twerp.
I feel like writing a strongly worded letter to Ladbrokes to explain just how annoying that annoying twerp is (particularly when the advert appears during a sporting event on which you are doing your proverbial conkers).
I am going to sound boring" Robbie Williams "Proactive, fearless - and a total twerp" Sir Michael Parkinson's reported opinion of TV's Piers Morgan
Unless I view it in a different way" Singer Robbie Williams on the problems of fame "I've decided to sell my Hoover - it was just collecting dust" Comedian Tim Vine "I am not voting for that twerp" Actress Maureen Lipman, a longtime Labour supporter is, however, no fan of Jeremy Corbyn
Contrary to the belief we are clawing each other's eyes out backstage, we are actually incredibly friendly" Sky TV presenter Kay Burley on women in the media "Who the hell does the jumped-up tattooed twerp think he is?" TV presenter Piers Morgan attacks David Beckham for the footballer's criticism of Arsenal fans who want Arsene Wenger to quit "People point out a stunning girl and ask if I know her.
I'm just surprised that after being daft enough to marry that trumped-up little twerp she didn't do it sooner.
Bacchus is such a prat, such a mess, such a rude and insufferable twerp, who adds so little to the business of crime detection, he makes a revolutionary telly detective.
Mark Goldblatt's TWERP (9780375971426, $16.99) analyzes the mind of the bully in a coming-of-age story about a sixth grader who is convinced he isn't a bully - he's just made a mistake.
Anderson called said reader -- who only has 169 followers and therefore has no right to criticize the esteemed scribe, apparently -- "a little twerp" and told him to "get a life." ((http://gawker.com/5989949/little-twerp--get-a-life-the-new-yorkers-jon-lee-anderson-thinks-hes-somebody-on-twitter) Gawker )
But maybe - just maybe - he is what my dad calls a "twerp" who deserves all the contempt you can heap on him...
Their goal was scored due largely to some twerp, he plays at left back, getting caught out of position and not getting back to help the other twerp (see above) as he couldn't cope with anyone who moves around a bit.
His diaries may be entertaining but they are the outpourings of a twerp who revelled in his own twerpishness.
"Some twerp in the White House who has no clue what I'm doing in this job.
This Week With David Brinkley, which now seems to have William Kristol and Bill Bennett on retainer as political "observers," devoted a whole show to Powell, in which we learned not one new thing about the guy, except that Ralph Reed of the Christian Coalition (do we really have to see this twerp on Sunday morning?) isn't ready to denounce him yet.
Now, a dumb stunt like that would be irrelevant if McEldunce was just an attention-seeking little twerp. Unfortunately, he's an attention-seeking little twerp who is also a Sinn Fein MP (who, like his colleagues in party, somewhat pointlessly and self-defeatingly doesn't take his seat in the Houses of Parliament).