- a very young child.
Origin of bantling
Related Words for bantlingnewborn, toddler, kid, child, suckling, babe, bambino, bundle, tot, bairn, neonate, nursling, baby, bantling
Examples from the Web for bantling
Historical Examples of bantling
Your bantling is grown-up: you can keep her no longer beneath your wing.The Love Affairs of Pixie
Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
Poor Mr. Bantling, however, was still in this inferior stage.
"I'll get you a hansom if you'll trust me," Mr. Bantling went on.
I'm afraid, however, that Bantling hasn't; he may have some surprises.
With Lady Pensil, the sister of Mr. Bantling, who has answered for an invitation.
- archaic, derogatory a young child; brat