a stupid, slow or completely unimagina-tive person, in the language of teenag-ers and students. It is a shortening of 'android', of which both the full and abbreviated forms have been used extensively in science-fiction books and films since the mid-1970s.
► 'Man, he's a total droid.' (Zombie High, US film, 1987)

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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