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starveling

noun starve·ling \ ˈstärv-liŋ \

Definition of starveling

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

First Known Use of starveling

1546

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starveling

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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