Question: What Is 'Derp'? Is It the Same as 'Durp'?
You've likely seen 'derp' or 'durp' on Facebook pages, Reddit links, and meme photos. This modern derogatory expression is a version of 'stupid', and is a close cousin to the derogatory 'ermagherd' expression.
Answer: 'Derp' is the same as 'durp'.
It means 'stupid action' or 'stupid person'. You would use this on one of three ways: 1) to insult a person as being a moron, 2) to accuse someone of 'failing to see the obvious', or 3) to exclaim that 'I've just done a stupid thing myself.' The durp expression has evolved from the 'doh' expression made famous by Homer Simpson.
Derp and durp are close cousins to the 'ermahgerd
' expression, which another derogatory term to describe stupidity.
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