Definitions

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.

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  • n. an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Origin unknown.

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From 1968 US college slang, probably related to feeb.

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