Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A little man.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete A little man.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete A man of short stature.
  • noun literary A young man; a boy.

Etymologies

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man +‎ -ling

Examples

  • There was the faintest chance, slim but conceivable, that the manling would be bluffed out and withdraw.

    TRIANGLE

  • However, he could not conceivably win against the faster, stronger young manling.

    TRIANGLE

  • There was the faintest chance, slim but conceivable, that the manling would be bluffed out and withdraw.

    TRIANGLE

  • Then Sola leaped down in front of Spock into the center of the manling band.

    TRIANGLE

  • However, he could not conceivably win against the faster, stronger young manling.

    TRIANGLE

  • Then Sola leaped down in front of Spock into the center of the manling band.

    TRIANGLE

  • Bring me the Gryphon, manling, and I will reconsider your request.

    LEGENDS OF THE DRAGONREALM

  • Bring me the Gryphon, manling, and I will reconsider your request.

    LEGENDS OF THE DRAGONREALM

  • You are far more vulnerable than a Vulcan, untrained for this, and armed only with a twig which a juvenile manling could take away from you.

    TRIANGLE

  • You are far more vulnerable than a Vulcan, untrained for this, and armed only with a twig which a juvenile manling could take away from you.

    TRIANGLE

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