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Meaning of STRIPLING

Pronunciation:  'stripling

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity
 

STRIPLING is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: adolescent, teenager
 
 See Also: juvenile, juvenile person, mod, pachuco, punk, punk rocker, rocker, young buck, young man

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Strip"ling\, n. [Dim. of strip; as if a small strip
from the main stock or steam.]
A youth in the state of adolescence, or just passing from
boyhood to manhood; a lad.

      Inquire thou whose son the stripling is. --1 Sam. xvii.
                                               56.

 

 

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