What does weakling mean?

Definitions for weakling
ˈwik lɪŋweak·ling

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word weakling.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. weakling, doormat, wussnoun

    a person who is physically weak and ineffectual

Wiktionary

  1. weaklingnoun

    A person of weak or even sickly physical constitution

  2. weaklingnoun

    A person of weak character, lacking in courage and/or moral strength.

  3. weaklingadjective

    weak, either physically, morally or mentally

  4. Etymology: weak + -ling

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Weaklingnoun

    A feeble creature.

    Etymology: from weak.

    Thou art no Atlas for so great a weight;
    And, weakling, Warwick takes his gift again,
    And Henry is my king, Warwick his subject. William Shakespeare.

    Æsop begged his companions not to overcharge him; they found him a weakling, and bade him please himself. Roger L'Estrange.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Weaklingnoun

    a weak or feeble creature

  2. Weaklingadjective

    weak; feeble

  3. Etymology: [Weak + -ling.]

Freebase

  1. Weakling

    Weakling was a progressive/black metal band from San Francisco. The band never toured and released only one album, Dead As Dreams, recorded in 1998 and released on Tumult Records in 2000.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of weakling in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of weakling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of weakling in a Sentence

  1. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie:

    We would shoot down the planes of Russian pilots if in fact they were stupid enough to think that this president was the same feckless weakling( as) the president we have in the Oval Office... right now.

  2. Minna Thomas Antrim:

    Three failures denote uncommon strength. A weakling has not enough grit to fail thrice.

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