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synonyms for stripling

  • adolescent
  • boy
  • fledgling
  • lad
  • minor
  • youth

antonyms for stripling

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  • adult
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How to use stripling in a sentence

The bellicose ardor of the stripling seemed to strike the royal envoy even more forcibly than anything he had yet seen.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
Oh, what a foolish stripling Am I, who here about four days have wandered In quest of a mere phantom!
THE DEATH OF BALDERJOHANNES EWALD
An ambitious stripling has only to brandish his sword and shout a few magniloquent words to induce them to rush to certain death.
MY RELIGIONLEO TOLSTOY
Goodness is proper to the aged; it is their sole glory; why should this milky stripling bring it into disrepute?
THE FIEND'S DELIGHTDOD GRILE
I went in a stripling and grew into manhood with muscled arms big as a bookkeeper's legs.
THE IRON PUDDLERJAMES J. DAVIS
But only consider what glory this stripling must have acquired, to have actually fired a gun and broke a pigeon's leg!
THE BIRD AND INSECTS' POST OFFICEROBERT BLOOMFIELD
Mediocrity had only seen the gawky stripling, with his moonstruck air, and pestilent habit of trying some new crotchet.
HEROES OF THE TELEGRAPHJ. MUNRO
The fat, tender, succulent dooryard stripling turned out to be a monster that would devour the earth.
A YEAR IN THE FIELDSJOHN BURROUGHS
He had been taken to France when a stripling, and was much bound to the whites, though living with his own tribe.
LAZARREMARY HARTWELL CATHERWOOD
The slimness of his waist was filled in so well that he looked no more than a well-grown, clean-limbed stripling of twenty.
JOAN OF THE SWORD HANDS(AMUEL) R(UTHERFORD) CROCKETT
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WORDS RELATED TO STRIPLING

  • juvenile
  • minor
  • stripling
  • sweet sixteen
  • teen
  • teenager
  • teenybopper
  • youngster
  • youth
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.