[flej-ling] /ˈflɛdʒ lɪŋ/
a young bird just .
an inexperienced person.
young, new, or inexperienced:
a fledgling diver.
a young bird that has just fledged
1830 (adj.), 1846 as a noun meaning “young bird,” from fledge + diminutive suffix -ling. Of persons, from 1856.
A young bird that has just grown the feathers needed to fly and is capable of surviving outside the nest.
[flej-ee] /ˈflɛdʒ i/ adjective, fledgier, fledgiest. 1. feathered or feathery. /ˈflɛdʒɪ/ adjective fledgier, fledgiest 1. (rare) feathery or feathered
[flee] /fli/ verb (used without object), fled, fleeing. 1. to run away, as from danger or pursuers; take . 2. to move swiftly; ; speed. verb (used with object), fled, fleeing. 3. to run away from (a place, person, etc.). /fliː/ verb flees, fleeing, fled 1. to run away from (a place, danger, etc); fly: […]
[flees] /flis/ noun 1. the coat of wool that covers a sheep or a similar animal. 2. the wool shorn from a sheep at one shearing. 3. something resembling a fleece: a fleece of clouds in a blue sky. 4. a fabric with a soft, silky pile, used for warmth, as for lining garments. 5. […]
[fleest] /flist/ adjective 1. having a of a specified kind (usually used in combination): a thick-fleeced animal. 2. covered with or a fleecelike material. 3. (of a fabric) having a softly napped surface. [flees] /flis/ noun 1. the coat of wool that covers a sheep or a similar animal. 2. the wool shorn from a […]