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  • n  someone who is regarded as contemptible

  • It's essentially a re-run of the same movie Jerry has been making over and over for the past eight years: the story of a poor twerp who becomes a rich twerp.
  • He tries to act like an insurance man who gets word of a major promotion about five minutes too latethe twerp has just posted a sizzling letter of resignation.
  • So begins a fairly hilarious romance between the middle-aged sergeant and the teen-aged twerp.
News & Articles

  • Kidbits: For the younger set
    “Twerp” by Mark Goldblatt; Random House Books for Young Readers, 228 pages, $16.99 Ages 9 to 12. There’s a new awareness of bullying and the lasting harm it can do, and this fascinating book examines bullying through the mind of a bully who doesn’t really believe he IS a bully.
    June 13, 2013 - The Buffalo News
Quotes

  • Russell Brand in InTheNews.co.uk
    Announcing his decision, Brand said his time on the show has been an "unprecedented joy" and thanked the programme's makers for "taking the risk of employing an ex-junkie twerp".
  • Mitch Easter in Riverfront Times
    There was a bit of an assumption that I was the eternal twerp, that I got into [recording bands] because I was the nerdy guy with a recording studio,Easter says now, calling while in the middle of cleaning up his current recording studio, the...
  • Ross Kemp in guardian.co.uk
    It's rather difficult because we don't have a twerp on board at the moment,Ross explains.

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