Thesaurus

stripling

noun

Synonyms of stripling

a male person who has not yet reached adulthood
  • the young boxer looked like a mere stripling next to his larger, more seasoned opponent

Synonyms for stripling

Words Related to stripling

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About stripling

Time Traveler for stripling

Time Traveler

The first known use of stripling was in the 14th century

See more words from the same century

Thesaurus Entries Near stripling

striping

stripling

striplings

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Stripling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stripling. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

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!