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Synonyms for twerp

an insignificant but arrogant and obnoxious young person

Synonyms for twerp

someone who is regarded as contemptible


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| Twit, waddle and twerp are included in the Top 12 funniest words in the Oxford Dictionary but 'tw*t' is shockingly missing from the list
Before the comic appeared on theITVshow, Piers said: "He fat shamed me on TV, and now it is my turn you skinny, little twerp."
Stop talking about me like you know me, you twerp. You are what age?
The sequel to Twerp continues with language that is simple and accessible but packs a punch, especially when dealing with the sensitive topic of cancer.
Cardinal Burns also recasts Banksy as the risible twerp you suspect he truly is and, in Young Dreams, skewers the artificial world of Made In Chelsea.
THERE was a point in the 5ive gig where I couldn't help but think back to Blackadder Goes Forth, and the music hall episode in which Stephen Fry proclaims: "The Three Twerps were one Twerp short - again!" That's not to say that 5ive were twerps, but they were one short - again.
They've got Antwerp but we've got Malcolm Rifkind - an even bigger twerp.
Unlike Picasso, it is probable Earp and his opinions would have vanished without trace but for two reasons, the first being that his name is habitually cited by etymologists as the origin of the word 'twerp' (with his Oxford contemporary J.R.R.
Criticised for being slow and clumsy, Eric finds the world a difficult place and has been called hurtful names like 'twerp' and 'dimwit'.
I feel like charging around and kissing strangers on the face like that annoying twerp in the Ladbrokes advertisements.
An outraged Sir Dai retorted that the landscape gardener was a snob and 'a resentful, chippy little twerp' and that he wouldn't care if he never spoke to him again.
Unfortunately for him, the British have decided simultaneously he's a complete twerp. Americans are horrified at our gleeful response of egg-throwing,breast-baring and suspending hamburgers beneath radio- controlled model helicopters to taunt this dismal poseur.
The Random House Dictionary of the English Language has these suggestions for new "code words": Tweedle, Twain, Twang, Tweak (an okay choice), Tween, Tweeze, Twerp, Twirp (my personal favorite), Twiddle, Twig, Twill, Twist, Twit (a close second for me), Twirl, Twin and Twink.
Suing someone for calling you "a jumped-up little twerp"?
The president smiled, suppressing his desire to pick up the water pitcher and smash it against the forehead of this supercilious twerp."