a person who is physically or morally weak.
weak; not strong.
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How to use weakling in a sentence
She thought Ethelred such a whinging weakling as a child that she regularly beat, him her weapon of choice being candles.With Lilibet and Archie, Harry and Meghan Aim to Break the Cycle of Painful Royal Parenting | Clive Irving | June 6, 2021 | The Daily Beast
And no wonder they despise Obama, who they view as a weakling, a loser, and a pushover.
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? | Kent Sepkowitz | December 31, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Should the hawks be vindicated in their vision of the president (or any Democrat, really) as a foreign-policy weakling?
Lyn was no chicken-hearted weakling, to sit down and weep unavailingly in time of peril.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
She comes to the individual man, as she came to me and asks, Is she a cherished weakling or an equal mate, an unavoidable helper?The New Machiavelli | Herbert George Wells
Against such a foe the unconscious weakling on the rock there, calmly puffing his cigar, would have no chance whatever.The Shepherd of the Hills | Harold Bell Wright
Afterwards she had done everything possible to show the world she had chosen a man instead of a weakling.The Winning Clue | James Hay, Jr.
The man who pays beforehand shows himself a weakling, he is afraid of himself, he is afraid he cannot hold the money.Watch Yourself Go By | Al. G. Field
British Dictionary definitions for weakling
a person or animal that is lacking in strength or weak in constitution or character
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