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1. changeling

noun. a person of subnormal intelligence.

Synonyms

  • simple
  • moron
  • retard
  • half-wit
  • imbecile
  • simpleton
  • idiot
  • mongoloid

Antonyms

  • ancestor
  • unlimited
  • major
  • unpardonable

Etymology

  • -ling (English)
  • -ling (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • change (English)

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2. changeling

noun. a child secretly exchanged for another in infancy.

Synonyms

  • tiddler
  • tike
  • fry
  • youngster
  • nipper
  • child
  • tyke
  • nestling
  • small fry
  • minor
  • kid

Antonyms

  • woman
  • cool
  • male offspring
  • female offspring

Etymology

  • -ling (English)
  • -ling (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • change (English)

Sentences with changeling


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Certainly, Bradbury wants it that way; his changeling youths, metaphors for the universal desire to escape into technological fantasy, force us to re-imagine our ideas of what children should be.

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