Etymology
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dweeb (n.)

1968, U.S. college student slang, probably a variant of feeb "feeble or feeble-minded person."

updated on October 22, 2014

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Definitions of dweeb from WordNet

dweeb (n.)
an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious;
Synonyms: swot / grind / nerd / wonk
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.