4 dicționare găsite pentru changeling
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Changeling \Change"ling\, a. 1. Taken or left in place of another; changed. "A little changeling boy." --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Given to change; inconstant. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Some are so studiously changeling. --Boyle. [1913 Webster]Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Changeling \Change"ling\, n. [Change + -ling.] 1. One who, or that which, is left or taken in the place of another, as a child exchanged by fairies. [1913 Webster] Such, men do changelings call, so changed by fairies' theft. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] The changeling [a substituted writing] never known. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A simpleton; an idiot. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] Changelings and fools of heaven, and thence shut out. [1913 Webster] Wildly we roam in discontent about. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. One apt to change; a waverer. "Fickle changelings." --Shak. [1913 Webster]Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :
changeling n 1: a person of subnormal intelligence [syn: idiot, imbecile, cretin, moron, half-wit, retard] 2: a child secretly exchanged for another in infancyDin dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
58 Moby Thesaurus words for "changeling": agent, alternate, alternative, analogy, backup, change, comparison, copy, counterfeit, deputy, double, dummy, elf child, equal, equivalent, ersatz, exchange, fake, fill-in, ghost, ghostwriter, imitation, locum tenens, makeshift, metaphor, metonymy, next best thing, personnel, phony, pinch hitter, proxy, relief, replacement, representative, reserves, ringer, second string, secondary, sign, spares, stand-in, sub, substituent, substitute, substitution, succedaneum, superseder, supplanter, surrogate, symbol, synecdoche, third string, token, understudy, utility player, vicar, vice-president, vice-regent
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