Definition of weakling
: one that is weak in body, character, or mind
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
After absorbing an array of blows from powers like the Los Angeles Dodgers to weaklings like the San Diego Padres, the Cubs enter the final day of May with the sobering reality of a sub .500 record.
My little weakling account (@rjallain) just has over 500 followers (notice no K).
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First Known Use of weakling
WEAKLING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of weakling for English Language Learners
: a weak person
WEAKLING Defined for Kids
Definition of weakling for Students
: a person or animal that lacks strength
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