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Meaning of STARVELING

Pronunciation:  'stârvling

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  someone who is starving (or being starved)
 

STARVELING is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: pauper, poor man

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Starve"ling\, n. [Starve + -ling.]
    One who, or that which, pines from lack or food, or
    nutriment.
    
          Old Sir John hangs with me, and thou knowest he is no
          starveling.                              --Shak.
    
    
  2. \Starve"ling\, a.
    Hungry; lean; pining with want.
    
    
 

 

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