Err - the shortened or "quicker" way of saying Error in the context of a payout/insult.
Err has two intentions.
1. To insult another on a mistake or stupid comment they said.
2. To make another person out to be mentally retarded.
To fully understand the use of Err, Herp-a-derp is helpful as it is the same type of insult. Err is a very flexible payout and can be paired with a number of other insults. The most common is the use of "Kid" at the end to form Err kid! Kid has no second meaning other than to "be-little" its intended subject.

Finally the use of Err, also has a physical aspect. The use of a hand gesture is "the icing on the cake" when using this insult, especially if it is also paired with "Kid" as above. To describe this hand gesture, it is kind of like a Karate chop, stopped halfway through leaving the hand pointing at the person you intend to insult. An extra note is to use agression, you cannot be too big with this payout, thats why its so wonderful :)
by MagicJenkins October 06, 2011
Top Definition
To make a mistake, or to sin. Ignorance. "Err" is not used today in everyday conversation (other than making the sound "errrrr") but the word can be found in the bible.
"To err is human, but to forgive is divine…" Huggy Bear
"To err is human, but to forgive, well thats right on!" Bad guy in Starksy and Hutch
by Adam Zee February 24, 2005
An interjection that essentially means "What are you talking about?".
Jane: "I really like what you did to your hair."

Me: "Err? I haven't done anything to it."
by PennieGirl June 22, 2005
the funnier of the two mooninites on aqua teen hunger force.
Give us the damn magazines!
by instigationmachine June 02, 2004
a term used in awkward situations, when in a confused state, or when trying to make a tough decision.
Nick: hey eric, who's hotter.. Jaquann's sister or his girl?
eric: *glances at jaquann* "err...."

your interviewer asks: "You Have Read The Job Description And A Summary Of The Job Role So What Areas Of This Job Appeal To You The Least?"
you: "err...."
by sticksanndstones February 21, 2011
Common insult among the students of St. Andrews College, Dublin.

Err can be used for pretty much everything, however it is mostly used when someone proves they are particularly knowledgeable about a topic, as a general insult or when someone is being a bit of an all-round twat.
Statement:"I love George Michael!"

Response:"Err George Michael"
by spinme August 04, 2009
A word used to stall for time. The ellipsis may only be omitted if the word is foller by a comma.
Umm... Err... Uhh...
by Typhlosion July 26, 2003
A word to describe someone or something that's level of stupidity or lameness is so overwhelming cannot be measured in a normal level. Or
Look at Angie, she is so... ERR!
by mangie April 21, 2005
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