- a renegade or turncoat.
- an imbecile.
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Example sentences from the Web for changeling
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