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Last two senses. Equinox 11:18, 10 January 2009 (UTC)

I would change Sense 3 to read, "One who believes he/she is more intelligent and/or less intrusive than he/she actually is." Example: a motorist going slow in the fast lane of a highway, oblivious to the difficulties this is presenting to other motorists. IMHO a lack of intent is the key: a dweeb does not know, as opposed to does not care, that he/she is stupid or causing a problem. --The Midnight Skulker

Deleted. Equinox 00:20, 13 May 2009 (UTC)

Questionable definition as a loserEdit

The term "loser" is mostly used to describe people who lose a contest, lose a bet, lose in life (fail to succeed) as being incapable of success, or lose weight (as a pun). I am removing the use of the word "loser" for defining a dweeb, because not every negative word can be used as a synonym for another negative term, and other text is sufficient for the definition. -Lexic77 12:21, 13 November 2009 (UTC)

Origin of term dweebEdit

My husband is convinced that he coined dweeb around 1968 while in school 6th or 7th grade, in Addison IL. His name is David Dean. The meaning is a socially inept person. Linda Dean (talk) 01:59, 13 April 2017 (UTC)

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