weakling


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Synonyms for weakling

Synonyms for weakling

a person who behaves in a childish, weak, or spoiled way

Synonyms for weakling

a person who is physically weak and ineffectual

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Gullion, Leech, and Lyon are all initially from Indianapolis--their version of Malta, the Mediterranean island that served as the 98-pound weakling for bomb-happy Axis forces during World War II.
He says in an early scene: "I may turn out to be nothing but a weakling when push comes to shove.
The 97-pound weakling ad has varied somewhat over the years, but Hogue, who purchased the company in l997, said that in its most widely used form, the weakling, known as Mac, and his girlfriend have sand kicked in their face by a beach bully.
Assertions of power, in McLaren's reading, these discourses invented--"constructed"--various new negative concepts of manhood, such as the cad, the weakling, the sadist, the exhibitionist, and others, having the effect of narrowing down the boundaries of respectable masculinity.
The male identity in the twentieth century is perceived in extremes: man or mouse, He-man or 98-pound weakling.
The situation gets worse when Ruth falls in love with and marries Ruby, a well-meaning but alcoholic weakling who descends into tantrums every time his fragile ego is bruised.
8) Make a spinach salad - Spinach contains cancer-fighting enzymes, sulforaphane, while iceberg lettuce is a nutritional weakling.
Losing a major Brussels fight he deliberately picked would leave Cameron a pathetic weakling on the international stage.
BULLDUST is the leader of a herd of herbivorous Pachyrhinosaurus, who must keep an eye on his newlyhatched brood including Scowler (voiced by Skyler Stone) and his weakling brother Patchi (Justin Long).
THE Second World War, and weakling wannabe soldier Steve Rogers is miffed because his slight frame means he keeps getting turned down for enlistment.
Now he's painting himself as a dehumanised weakling suffering from no self-confidence, lack of motivation, lethargy, sleeping difficulties and anxiety.
They contended that PPPP was not a weakling, and no one should try to test its patience, as every activist of PPPP would defend its chairman till death.
Alas, Hiccup is a weakling and Stoick entrusts him to blacksmith Gobber (Craig Ferguson), who puts the lad through training alongside Astrid (America Ferrera), Fishlegs (Christopher Mintz-Plasse), Snotlout (Jonah Hill) and twins Ruffnut (Kristen Wiig) and Tuffnut (TJ Miller).
Noting that the country is an economic powerhouse but a nutritional weakling, quoting the report by the British-based Institute of Development Studies (IDS), an Indian television channel reported.
Ms Riley said: "What normally happens is that the parents will push out the weakling and will raise one chick, so we have taken one chick out of each nest.