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stripling

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noun strip·ling \ˈstri-pliŋ\

Simple Definition of stripling

  • : a boy or young man

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of stripling

  1. :  youth 2a

Examples of stripling in a sentence

  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

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