wean on

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of wean on

:to have (someone) see, use, or experience (something) often especially from a young age usually used as (be) weaned on
  • a generation of kids weaned on television

Word by Word Definitions

wean play
  1. : to accustom (a young child or animal) to take food otherwise than by nursing

  2. : to detach from a source of dependence

  3. : to accustom to something from an early age


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