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Meaning of WEAKLING

Pronunciation:  'weekling

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a person who is physically weak and ineffectual
 

WEAKLING is a 8 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: doormat, wuss
 
 See Also: chicken, crybaby, human, individual, mortal, namby-pamby, person, softie, softy, somebody, someone, soul, wimp

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Weak"ling\, n. [Weak + -ling.]
    A weak or feeble creature. --Shak. ``All looking on him as a
    weakling, which would post to the grave.'' --Fuller.
    
          We may not be weaklings because we have a strong enemy.
                                                   --Latimer.
    
    
  2. \Weak"ling\, a.
    Weak; feeble. --Sir T. North.
    
    
 

 

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