Definition of derp in English:

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derp

Pronunciation: /dərp/
informal

exclamation

(also herp derp)
Used as a substitute for speech regarded as meaningless or stupid, or to comment on a foolish or stupid action: Lower tax rates and far lower job creation. Derp they will probably go “herp derp downloading ROMs is bad”
More example sentences
  • Humanity did pretty well before any education existed derp.
  • Herp derp, they NEED tips because they're not paid enough by their employers!
  • Derp, either I'm not paying enough attention when I type or my subconscious is feeling extra-pious today.

noun

Foolishness or stupidity: the derp heard outside apparently was only the tip of the iceberg
More example sentences
  • Too often this season, the team will go long stretches where it seems like all they know how to do is derp.
  • The Twitterverse erupted in short order at the high-grade derp that had been discovered.
  • Good post, although I suspect it's gonna have a lotta derp in the comments when the other side sees it.

Origin

1990s: probably an alteration of dur or duh.

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Syllabification: derp

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