Definition of dork in English:

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Pronunciation: /dôrk/


1 informal A dull, slow-witted, or socially inept person.
Example sentences
  • They were a group made up mostly of men who were all nerds and geeks and dorks in high school who went on to become brilliant and funny and irresistible in college.
  • Most of the editors will readily admit to being any of the following: dorks, nerds, or geeks.
  • From dorks to geeks, and everything between, beer has something for everyone.
1.1North American vulgar slang The penis.


1960s (originally US, in the sense 'penis'): perhaps a variant of dirk, influenced by dick1.

Words that rhyme with dork

auk, baulk, Bork, caulk (US calk), chalk, cork, Dundalk, Falk, fork, gawk, hawk, Hawke, nork, orc, outwalk, pork, squawk, stalk, stork, talk, torc, torque, walk, york

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