Words nearby duckling
How to use duckling in a sentence
Earlier research studied how much energy ducklings burn while swimming.
When a duckling swims on its own, it kicks up waves in its wake, using up some energy that would otherwise send it surging ahead.
Earlier measurements of duckling metabolism showed that the youngsters saved energy when swimming behind a leader, but the physics behind that savings wasn’t known.
They’re like little ducklings that are together all the time.Virginia Tech’s Keve Aluma overwhelms Virginia for a Commonwealth Clash upset|Gene Wang|January 31, 2021|Washington Post
It should be no surprise when you turn the page, see a duckling looking curiously into your eyes and feel an emotional connection.Animal coffee table books that make great gifts and conversation fodder|PopSci Commerce Team|October 1, 2020|Popular-Science
Eliza was the ugly duckling of her high school, voted “Most Butt” of her senior class.
It's fashionable to lament the status of the novella: unjustly neglected, the ugly duckling of the literary world, etc.
In his six years in Paris, Lebovitz transforms himself from a clueless American duckling into a knowing Parisian swan.
And now it had turned out a real little duckling, that black little fellow Mother Wyandotte was scolding so.Seven O'Clock Stories|Robert Gordon Anderson
Finally only one duckling remained in the middle of the river, probably at once the strongest and most foolish of the brood.Gold-Seeking on the Dalton Trail|Arthur R. Thompson
Lulu was a duckling who could throw a stone almost as well as could Jimmie, but Alice was not so fond of doing this.Lulu, Alice and Jimmie Wibblewobble|Howard R. Garis
They were an odd contrast—the mother and son—suggesting the homely but immortal comparison of the hen with the ugly duckling.The Camp Fire Girls at the End of the Trail|Margaret Vandercook
In other words, the elements farmer, kill, and duckling define concepts of a concrete order.Language|Edward Sapir