awkweird

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Blend of awkward and weird.

AdjectiveEdit

awkweird

  1. (rare slang) Awkward and weird.
    • a. 1994, Kamau Brathwaite, “Nanny, Palmares and the Caribbean Maroon Connexion”, quoted in Jeanne Christensen, “A Language of Myth”, chapter 5 of Annie Paul (editor), Caribbean Culture: Soundings on Kamau Brathwaite, University of the West Indies Press (2007), ISBN 9789766401504, page 119:
      Nanny was buttockicized (& that the word is awkWEIRD and ungainly is no accident) because she was black & therefore how could she possibly be a leader []
    • 2001 August 19, “TheCycoONE” (username), “Re: Help the AIF community!”, in rec.arts.int-fiction, Usenet:
      Maybe I'm playing the wrong games, or maybe it's because I've become so use[sic] to TADS that anything else seems 'awkweird'.
    • 2005, September 26, “Mad Dog” (username), “Re: My big day”, in rec.climbing, Usenet:
      Sure, Seneca 10s will probably feel stiffer than Jacks Canyon 10s but those are apples and orangutans. Old 8s and 9s can be plain old awkweird and hard, respectively.
Last modified on 16 June 2013, at 22:12