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dapperling

Line breaks: dap¦per|ling
Pronunciation: /ˈdapəlɪŋ
 
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Definition of dapperling in English:

noun

archaic
A small, dapper man or boy.
Example sentences
  • He was a strange little dapperling, scarcely five feet tall.
  • He propped it against the legs of a chair, that the dapperling might view his own magnificence.
  • The stranger, having wiped the pen, presented it to the dapperling, who more debonnairly breathed his vein.

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