weakling NOUN a weak person or animal.

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  • Weakling — 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. [1913 Webster] We may not be weaklings because we have a strong enemy. Latimer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Weakling — Weak ling, a. Weak; feeble. Sir T. North. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Weakling — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) Black Metal Gründung ca. 1998 Auflösung 1999 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • weakling — 1520s, coined by Tyndale from WEAK (Cf. weak) as a loan translation of Luther s Weichling effeminate man, from Ger. weich soft (see WEAK (Cf. weak)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • weakling — [n] person who has no strength baby, chicken*, chicken heart*, coward, cream puff*, crybaby, dotard, invertebrate, jellyfish*, misfit, pushover, wimp*, yellow belly*; concepts 412,423 Ant. strongman …   New thesaurus

  • weakling — [wēkliŋ] n. 1. a person or animal low in physical strength or vitality 2. a person of weak character or intellect …   English World dictionary

  • Weakling — Infobox musical artist Name = Weakling Img capt = Img size = Landscape = Background = group or band Origin = San Francisco, California, U.S. Genre = Black metal Years active = 1998–1999 Label = tUMULt Associated acts = The Fucking Champs, Saros,… …   Wikipedia

  • weakling — [[t]wi͟ːklɪŋ[/t]] weaklings 1) N COUNT (disapproval) If you describe a person or an animal as a weakling, you mean that they are physically weak. 2) N COUNT (disapproval) If you describe someone as a weakling, you mean that they have a weak… …   English dictionary

  • weakling — UK [ˈwiːklɪŋ] / US [ˈwɪklɪŋ] noun [countable] Word forms weakling : singular weakling plural weaklings showing disapproval a person or animal that is physically weak …   English dictionary

  • weakling — noun Date: 1548 one that is weak in body, character, or mind • weakling adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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