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changeling (ˈtʃeɪndʒlɪŋ Pronunciation for changeling



  1. a child believed to have been exchanged by fairies for the parents' true child
  2. (archaic)
    1. an idiot
    2. a fickle or changeable person

Example Sentences Including 'changeling'

As for you, Angel, you are some kind of changeling , and I just wish you'd go away.
Weldon, Fay Splitting
It was simply the shell, the deceptive outer human form of an aberration, a changeling , a demon.
Peter Robinson AFTERMATH (2001)
Yet he didn't know if he would love the changeling , the body with its terrifying transformations.
Gee, Maggie Lost Children


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