dork etymology

English word dork comes from English -tomy

Detailed word origin of dork

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-tomy English (eng) (anatomy) A division.. (surgery) A surgical incision.. Cutting, incision, section.
dork English (eng) (pejorative, slang) A quirky, silly and/or stupid, socially inept person, or one who is out of touch with contemporary trends. Often confused with nerd and geek, but does not imply the same level of intelligence. [from the 20th c.]. (vulgar, slang) A penis. [from the 20th c.].

Words with the same origin as dork

Descendants of -tomy
dick dickhead dicky