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stripling

noun strip·ling \ˈstri-pliŋ\

: a boy or young man

Full Definition of STRIPLING

:  youth 2a

Examples of STRIPLING

  1. <the young boxer looked like a mere stripling next to his larger, more seasoned opponent>

Origin of STRIPLING

Middle English
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with STRIPLING

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