Stripling meaning

strĭp'lĭng
A male adolescent or young adult.
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A grown boy; youth passing into manhood.
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(archaic) A youth in the state of adolescence, or just passing from boyhood to manhood; a lad.
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Origin of stripling

  • Middle English possibly from strip strip strip2
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition