Meaning: a studious but socially inept person
- This new guy at school's a real dweeb, but he'll help you out if you've got some problem with math or whatever.
- We know this pair of dweebs who think they're dating, but they only get together in cyberspace.
Origin: First appeared in the U.S. in the 1980's, possibly as a combination of the words "dwarf" and "feeb" (from feeble).
Variety: This is typically used in American English but may be used in other varieties of English too.
The kids call Mark a dweeb because he's
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Contributor: Matt Errey