1: any of several small birds (genus Regulus) that are related to the gnatcatchers
2: a weak or petty king
Examples of kinglet in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThis is the prime time to find migrating fall warblers, vireos, and kinglets.
courant.com, 28 Aug. 2019 Sparrows, ovenbirds, juncos, warblers, kinglets, and creepers are just some of the species on the casualty list.
Babak Tafreshi, National Geographic, 3 Apr. 2019
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