adjective (dorkier; -est) Date: circa 1970 slang foolishly stupid ; cluelessdorkiness noun

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  • dorky — dork y (d[^o]rk [=e]), n. stupid, socially inept, unfashionable, or ridiculous; always used disparagingly. [slang.] Syn: nerd; jerk. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dorky — mod. tacky, stupid, or awkward. (From dork.) □ I don’t want any of this dorky food! …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • dorky — /dawr kee/, adj. dorkier, dorkiest. Slang. stupid, inept, or unfashionable. [DORK + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • dorky — adjective Like a dork, or having a dorks characteristics …   Wiktionary

  • Dorky — befitting a dork; dweeby …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • dorky — Australian Slang befitting a dork; dweeby …   English dialects glossary

  • dorky — adj dull, offensively gauche, silly. From dork2 …   Contemporary slang

  • dorky — adj. stupid, foolish; not cool …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dorky — See: dork …   English dictionary

  • dorky — dork•y [[t]ˈdɔr ki[/t]] adj. dork•i•er, dork•i•est. Slang. 1) cvb sts stupid; foolish 2) clumsy; inept 3) unfashionable • Etymology: 1965–70, amer …   From formal English to slang

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