from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang A person regarded as socially inept or foolish, often on account of being overly studious.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious
Origin unknown.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From 1968 US college slang, probably related to feeb. (Wiktionary)