Stripling can be:

*a term for a young man, as in Stripling warrior

last name

* Bass player Jon Stripling
* Musician Craig Stripling
* author Kathryn Stripling Byer
* actors John Stripling, Mark Stripling , Randy Stripling and Trevor Stripling
* musician Sidney Stripling
* football player Steve Stripling

other names

* department store Stripling & Cox (United States)
* Stripling Middle School (in Fort Worth, Texas)

in fiction

* novel character Jimmy Stripling
* cartoon Landing Stripling (Tom and Jerry)

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См. также в других словарях:

  • Stripling — Strip ling, n. [Dim. of strip; as if a small strip from the main stock or steam.] A youth in the state of adolescence, or just passing from boyhood to manhood; a lad. [1913 Webster] Inquire thou whose son the stripling is. 1 Sam. xvii. 56. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stripling — index juvenile Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • stripling — (n.) a youth, late 14c., possibly from strip (n.) long, narrow piece, on the notion of one who is slender as a strip, whose figure is not yet filled out …   Etymology dictionary

  • stripling — ► NOUN archaic or humorous ▪ a young man. ORIGIN probably from STRIP(Cf. ↑strip) (from the notion of ‘narrowness’, i.e. slimness) …   English terms dictionary

  • stripling — [strip′liŋ] n. [ME strypling, lit., one slim as a strip] a grown boy; youth passing into manhood …   English World dictionary

  • Stripling — This interesting name derives from the medieval English stryplynge meaning a youth, and was probably originally given as a nickname to one of youthful appearance. The name is first recorded in the late 13th century as Stipling and Strupelynge. In …   Surnames reference

  • stripling — [[t]strɪ̱plɪŋ[/t]] striplings N COUNT People sometimes refer to a young man as a stripling when they want to indicate in a slightly humorous way that although he is no longer a boy, he is not yet really a man. [OLD FASHIONED] ...a stripling of 20 …   English dictionary

  • stripling — UK [ˈstrɪplɪŋ] / US noun [countable] Word forms stripling : singular stripling plural striplings mainly literary a young man who is not yet an adult …   English dictionary

  • stripling — noun A youth in the state of adolescence, or just passing from boyhood to manhood; a lad. Figure to yourself, Madam, a fair stripling, between eighteen and nineteen, with his head reclind on one of the sides of the chair, his hair in disorderd… …   Wiktionary

  • stripling — /ˈstrɪplɪŋ / (say stripling) noun a youth just passing from boyhood to manhood. {strip2 + ling1} …   Australian-English dictionary

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