Definition of dork in English:

dork

Syllabification: dork
Pronunciation: /dôrk
 
/

noun

  • 1 informal A dull, slow-witted, or socially inept person.
    More 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.

Derivatives

dorky

adjective
More example sentences
  • I was kind of dorky and tongue-tied, and he was the very essence of charm itself, talking about how television had changed since his days back at the very start of it all.
  • You may feel safe in your silent bubble and, sure, being a timid chica can sometimes save you from some pretty dorky maneuvers.
  • Or do you mumble it like people do when they're into dorky stuff?

Origin

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

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