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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From weak +‎ -ling.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈwijkˈlɪŋɡ/, /ˈwijklɨŋɡ/

AdjectiveEdit

weakling

  1. weak, either physically, morally or mentally

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NounEdit

weakling (plural weaklings)

  1. A person of weak or even sickly physical constitution
  2. (figuratively) A person of weak character, lacking in courage and/or moral strength.
    • Latimer
      We may not be weaklings because we have a strong enemy.

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ReferencesEdit

  • Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967