"dorkus" meaning in All languages combined

Noun [English]

Forms: dorkuses [plural]
  1. A silly or foolish person. Tags: colloquial
    Categories (other): English blends

Inflected forms

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          "ref": "2000, Luis Gabriel Aguilera, Gabriel's Fire, page 70",
          "text": "\"Push the door,\" screamed Carlos. \"You dorkus!\", \"Oh.\" I grabbed the handle of the door and moved forward."
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        {
          "ref": "2010, Nahall Nikoo Fells, Drowning in the Mainstream: Confessions of a Sister, page 87",
          "text": "“No, I don't hate you, dorkus! Believe me, I know you wouldn't do something like this on purpose.”"
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