weakling

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noun weak·ling \ˈwē-kliŋ\

Definition of weakling

  1. :  one that is weak in body, character, or mind

weakling

adjective

Examples of weakling in a sentence

  1. <he had been a weakling until high school, when he started working out to put on muscle>

  2. <only a weakling would be willing to lie to save himself from punishment>

1548

First Known Use of weakling

1548


WEAKLING Defined for English Language Learners

weakling

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noun weak·ling \ˈwē-kliŋ\

Definition of weakling for English Language Learners

  • : a weak person


WEAKLING Defined for Kids

weakling

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noun weak·ling \ˈwē-kliŋ\

Definition of weakling for Students

  1. :  a person or animal that lacks strength



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