- a person who is physically or morally weak.
- weak; not strong.
Origin of weakling
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Related Words for weaklingwimp, coward, misfit, crybaby, baby, chicken, pushover, invertebrate, dotard, jellyfish
Examples from the Web for weakling
Contemporary Examples of weakling
And no wonder they despise Obama, who they view as a weakling, a loser, and a pushover.Quit Calling Everything Fascism!
January 23, 2013
Weakling that I am, I think I will give Clinton the benefit of the doubt one last time.How Serious Is Hillary Clinton’s Blood Clot and Hospitalization?
December 31, 2012
Historical Examples of weakling
He was a weakling, and had no love of boyish sports; but he excelled in scholarship.A Son of Hagar
Sir Hall Caine
He had known him for a fool, a weakling, a babbler, and a bibber of wine.Mistress Wilding
Strange that so much should depend upon one man; tragic that the one man was a weakling.This One Problem
M. C. Pease
And they would know they were garroting a man, and not a weakling!Mayflower (Flor de mayo)
Vicente Blasco Ibez
Here I am weeping and wailing, she thought, as if I had no brains and as if I were a weakling.The Adventures of Maya the Bee
- a person or animal that is lacking in strength or weak in constitution or character