Examples of weakling in a Sentence
he had been a weakling until high school, when he started working out to put on muscle
only a weakling would be willing to lie to save himself from punishment
Recent Examples of weakling from the Web
And what if that kid was a sickly, sensitive weakling?
Angry voices take an extraordinarily complex social, cultural, and political phenomenon, boil it down to preferred progressive policy provisions, and then declare everyone who opposes their ideas a craven weakling in thrall to the NRA.
The slate certainly lacks intrigue, with SEC West leaders Alabama and Auburn both taking on weaklings.
Mr Gandhi, who until recently was widely regarded as a political weakling, has begun offering a steady barrage of acerbic barbs, to growing effect.
The region is an economic weakling dependent on oil.
The Drusilla, soprano Anna Dennis, was an absolute delight, partnered with countertenor Carlo Vistoli as her weakling lover Ottone.
Paul Hebron as father James, ruined by success, terrified of poverty, is both a brilliant man and a weakling.
Sitting in the back of the classroom full of kids a quarter his age, Jay kvetches about how Odysseus is a lying adulterer, Telemachus an obedient weakling, and Homer simply wrong about love, war and justice.
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WEAKLING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of weakling for English Language Learners
: a weak person
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