Definition of Bantling

1. n. A young or small child; an infant. [Slightly contemptuous or depreciatory.]



Definition of Bantling

1. Noun. (1811) An infant or young child. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bantling

1. a very young child [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bantling

banted
banteng
bantengs
banter
bantered
banterer
banterers
bantering
banteringly
banterings
banters
bantery
banties
banting
bantings
bantling (current term)
bantlings
bants
bantus
bantustan
bantustans
banty
banxring
banxrings
banya
banyak
banyan
banyan day
banyan days
banyan tree

Literary usage of Bantling

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1882)
"They stood there at first in silence, and then Mr. bantling asked Isabel how it had been ... Poor Mr. bantling, however, was still in this inferior stage. ..."

2. The British and Foreign Medical Review: Or Quarterly Journal of Practical (1846)
"But here Dr. ETUIS lays rude hands on the bantling, and affirms he is its father. We simply demur until he shall have proved his paternity. ..."

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