- puny; sickly; frail; weak.
Origin of pindling
- Lynden OscarFather of the Bahamas, 1930–2000, Bahamian political leader: first prime minister 1967–92.
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Historical Examples of pindling
- Western English peevish or fractious
- US sickly or puny
Word Origin for pindling
C19: perhaps changed from spindling
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