Dictionary

bantling

noun bant·ling \ˈbant-liŋ\

Definition of BANTLING

:  a very young child

Origin of BANTLING

perhaps modification of German Bänkling bastard, from Bank bench, from Old High German — more at bench
First Known Use: 1593

Rhymes with BANTLING

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: BantoidPrevious Word in the Dictionary: BanthineAll Words Near: bantling
July 03, 2015
interpellate Hear it
to formally question a public official
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears