weanling

noun wean·ling \ ˈwēn-liŋ \

Definition of weanling

: a child or animal newly weaned

weanling

adjective

First Known Use of weanling

circa 1533

in the meaning defined above

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler

Medical Dictionary

weanling

noun wean·ling \ ˈwēn-liŋ \

medical Definition of weanling

: a child or animal newly weaned

weanling

adjective

Learn More about weanling


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up weanling? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to fill with foolish love or admiration

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words Used by Nabokov Quiz

  • image1676440788
  • Choose the best definition or synonym for the word in bold: "There are some eructations that sound like cheers—at least, mine did." Lolita
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!