Meaning of “dork” in the English Dictionary

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"dork" in British English

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dorknoun [ C ]

uk /dɔːk/ us /dɔːrk/ slang

Examples from literature

  • The kid made little inverted commas with his fingertips, miming, Yes, that is a very cute jargon you've invented, dork. 

(Definition of “dork” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dork" in American English

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dorknoun [ C ]

us /ˈdɔrk/ slang

a stupid, awkward person:

I felt like a real dork when I realized my mistake.

(Definition of “dork” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)