- a renegade or turncoat.
- an imbecile.
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This is more Changeling than Invictus, as far as director Eastwood is concerned.'The Descendants,' 'The Muppets,' and Other Thanksgiving Movies to See or Skip|Marlow Stern|November 24, 2011|DAILY BEAST
To be fair, and slightly ashamed of myself, I did not watch Changeling.
Die foolish beoples in the island, they say she is a wechsel-balg—what you call a fairy-elf changeling.Peveril of the Peak|Sir Walter Scott
One more story of a "changeling" before we leave the subject.German Culture Past and Present|Ernest Belfort Bax
Everybody believed Ellis to have been a changeling, and one saying of his is well known in that part of the country.
The same writer gives a similar account of the changeling mentioned above, p. 107.
Thiele relates a story in which a wild stallion colt is brought in to smell two babes, one of which is a changeling.
British Dictionary definitions for changeling
- an idiot
- a fickle or changeable person