weakling

Part of speech: noun

A feeble person or animal.

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Usage examples "weakling":

  1. The weakling will drag the Queen's splendid courage with him into the dust." - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  2. I cannot certainly conceive a method better calculated to excite hatred and repulsion than to go to some one who knows that he is small and ugly and a weakling, and to breathe in his ears the flattering tale that he is beautiful and tall and stalwart. - "The Memorabilia Recollections of Socrates", Xenophon.
  3. But I think he’ s a weakling. - "The Rustle of Silk", Cosmo Hamilton.