Definition of twerp in English:

twerp

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Pronunciation: /twəːp
 
/
(also twirp)

noun

informal
  • A silly or annoying person.
    More example sentences
    • He's just an annoying twerp who contributes nothing.
    • Turning tables on twits and twerps, not to mention Tweedledees & Tweedledums, seemed like good idea at the time.
    • His boldness and clarity infuriates opponents - academe is crowded with critics who have made twerps of themselves taking him on.

Origin

late 19th century: of unknown origin.

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