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

  • n. Slang Variant of twerp.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of twerp.
  • interj. An imitation of the sound of a bird or a horn.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who is regarded as contemptible
  • v. make a weak, chirping sound


Onomatopoeia, like chirp. (Wiktionary)
Unknown, possibly derived from the onomatopoeia. See twerp. (Wiktionary)



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