2. That guy at your high school who used to be really popular when he was an underclassman, but now he sleeps with popular girls to get attention.
"This type of student, rigorously following a daily assignment schedule and graphing his grades on the wall, is a never common but somewhat frequent phenomenon. The ‘grind’, ‘mook’, or ‘weenie’ superficially seems to satisfy the demands of Yale, but in many ways he is not alive to the spirit of the place."
--Yale Alumni Magazine, Jan. 21, 1958
"Call them knuckleheads or young white guys; Spin magazine lambasted them with the term ‘mooks’, a label that has since been picked up as a badge of honor."
--NY Times Magazine, Aug. 6, 2000: 39/2
- Possibly first used in the roleplaying milieu in the game "Feng Shui" by Robin Laws.
- Possibly derived from "mook jung", the wooden training dummy used in wing chun style martial arts.
Other definitions for this word likely exist. Search also under "mook (n.)".
Player 2: Naaa. We just had them beat up on a bunch of zombie mooks.
Player 1: Guess I didn't miss much then