Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

flatling

[flat-ling]
See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
adverb Also flat·lings. British Dialect.
  1. in a flat position; with the flat side, as of a sword.
  2. flatly or positively.
adjective
  1. Obsolete. dealt with the flat side.

Origin of flatling

Middle English word dating back to 1325–75; see origin at flat1, -ling2
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
British Dictionary definitions for flatling

flatling

adverb
  1. in a flat or prostrate position
adjective, adverb
  1. with the flat side, as of a swordAlso (for adv): flatlings
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

  • About
  • Cookies, Terms, & Privacy
© 2018 Dictionary.com, LLC.