Green’s Dictionary of Slang

dork n.

(orig. US)

1. (also dorque) the penis.

[US](con. early 1950s) J. Peacock Valhalla 340: You satisfy many women with that dorque?
[US]H.S. Thompson Hell’s Angels (1967) 24: Their dorks carried low like water wands.
[US]J. Wambaugh Choirboys (1976) 45: Roscoe Rules sitting there pulling on his dork wasn’t doing anything to settle his queasiness.
[US]S. King It (1987) 573: A dork roughly the size and shape of an anemic peanut.
[US]S. Morgan Homeboy 157: The second she felt his dork start his final spasm.
[NZ]O. Marshall ‘The Bank Section’ in Ace of Diamonds Gang 122: Dirty minded. Always on about the size of his dawk.
[US]‘Bill E. Goodhead’ Nubile Treat 🌐 It would be a terrible pity to let such stiffness go to waste. She adored Ned’s big, thick dork.
[NZ] McGill Reed Dict. of N.Z. Sl.

2. (also dorc, dorko) a fool.

[US]Wisconsin State Jrnl 17 Jan. 1-2: The guy will return to Langdon st. if he is a ‘frat-rat,’ or to one of the University Residence Halls if he is a ‘dorm-dork’ or one who lies in a dormitory.
[US]Baker et al. CUSS 107: Dork A person without much social or academic ability.
[US] in C. Browne Body Shop 148: My CO was kind of a dork. He got us lost all the time, couldn’t keep the troop up.
[US]Eble Campus Sl. Nov. 2: dorc – a person who is tiresome, unpleasant, strange.
[US]G.A. Fine With the Boys 169: Dork, Dorko, n. Disliked boy.
[US](con. 1967) E. Spencer Welcome to Vietnam (1989) 17: They were all dorks. Skinny dorks or fat dorks, all the squids were dorks.
[US]Tarantino & Avery Pulp Fiction [film script] 136: They look like a couple of dorks.
[Aus]P. Temple Black Tide (2012) [ebook] Identical conditions. Couldn’t handle it. Dork.
[US]S. King Dreamcatcher 678: What a dork he was! What a total dork!
[UK]G. Malkani Londonstani (2007) 168: I used to be Mr Ashwood’s favourite dork.
[Aus]P. Temple Truth 13: You notice they find hundreds when some dork gets lost bloody bushwalkin?
[US]C. Hiaasen Star Island (2011) 62: You’re talking about that dork from the Poon Pilots, right?
[UK]Eve. Standard (London) 13 Dec. 22/4: A passing group of schoolchildren [...] yell: ‘You look like a dork!’.
[US]N. Walker Cherry 259: Mike had the bulletproof vest on. We looked like some dorks.

In compounds

dorkbinder (n.)

(US black) a sexual athlete, of indiscriminate appetites.

[US]Ebonics Primer at 🌐 dorkbinder Definition: a nigga dat puts his round steak in any pussy he even if da bitch a bagho. Example: Dat nigga’s a dorkbinder for stick’n dat buffugly bitch!
dorkbrain (n.)

(orig. US) a fool; also attrib.

[US] oral testimony in Lighter HDAS I.
[UK]Green Dict. Contemp. Sl.
[US]Wash. City Paper 18–24 Oct. 🌐 He admits, straight away, that parts of his story may be made up due to the fact that he doesn’t remember exact details. In this retelling, however, he’ll make himself sound like a complete dorkbrain.
Deep Throttle 17 Oct. 🌐 In a long list of dorkbrain moves – and this is a very, very long list, maybe as long as the list Santa Claus keeps – this one ranks right up there.
dorkbreath (n.)

an unpleasant person.

[US] in National Lampoon Oct. 36: Indicates some dorkbreath still reading this tiny type.
I. Sharpe posting 3 Dec. at 🌐 Leslie, ROFL!! Hugh Jackson? Where did that come from? He’s probably some dorkbreath weenie.
dorkface (n.)

(US campus/teen) an unpleasant person; thus an insulting term of address; also attrib.

[US] oral testimony in Lighter HDAS I.
[US]W.A. Christopher ‘Professor Grant and the Galactic Space Aliens’ 🌐 ‘Yeah, dorkface, you’re always trying to be so negative.’ sneered Burt.
[US]R.E. Rae ‘Virtual Pet’ 🌐 Brandi, sensing his stare, glanced over disinterestedly at Phil, rolled her eyes skyward, and said, coldly, ‘Phone’s ringing, dorkface.’.
[US]Wash. Post 23 Nov. C01: Where are the kids who are supposed to be beating up the kids who like Harry Potter? Where is the bully who is going to tell them what kinda dorkface fairies they’re being?
dorkhead (n.) [-head sfx (1)]

(orig. US teen/campus) a fool; also attrib.

Buffy The Vampire Slayer ‘What’s My Line Pt 2’ [TV script] Cordelia: I know what it means, dorkhead. Xander: (in mock offense) Dorkhead! You slash me with your words!
[UK]Leica Users Group 6 Apr. 🌐 What we are talking about is the dorkhead news photographers with an attitude towards others in the profession who are not using digi cameras.
dorkoff (n.)

see separate entry.

dorkmunder (n.) [? link to Dortmünder Union Pils, a beer: those who get drunk also get foolish]

(US campus) a fool, an idiot.

[US]P. Munro Sl. U. 72: My lab partner’s a total dorkmunder.

In phrases

dork around (v.) (orig. US)

1. to play around, to mess about.

[US]S. King Christine 143: A sleazy-looking guy in a cracked leatherjacket was dorking around with an old BSA bike by one of the garage bays.
10Six Zone 25 May 🌐 Well, the martian and I were in LA for E3 this past week, and low and behold, the sega Ops geniuses decided to dork around with the network, and broke everything.

2. to waste time; to act pointlessly.

[US] 29 Mar. 🌐 Seeing the new Whitney Biennial is like struggling through some interminable Jackie Chan movie – minute after bleak minute of watching a bunch of cartoon characters dork around.
dork off (v.)

see separate entry.