starveling


1starve·ling

noun \ˈstärv-liŋ\

Definition of STARVELING

:  one that is thin from or as if from lack of food

First Known Use of STARVELING

1546

2starveling

adjective

Definition of STARVELING

:  being a starveling; also :  marked by poverty or inadequacy <starveling wages>

First Known Use of STARVELING

1578

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