from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who cringes and fawns; a submissive toady.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who cringes meanly; a fawner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who cringes; a fawner; a sycophant; a shrinking coward.
"The poor cringeling is but a grocer," said I, as we turned in under the archway of the "Rising Sun."