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weakling Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun a person who is physically weak and ineffectual
    doormat; wuss.
WordNet

Weak"ling noun
Etymology
Weak + -ling.
Definitions
  1. 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.
Weak"ling adjective
Definitions
  1. Weak; feeble. Sir T. North.

Webster 1913


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