[ US /ˈdəkɫɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /dˈʌklɪŋ/ ]
  1. flesh of a young domestic duck
  2. young duck
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How To Use duckling In A Sentence

  • He's got the looks of a film star now, but he was a real ugly duckling as a child.
  • It was a real transformation dress, a duckling - into-swan gown, with a tiny little waist and a tight-fitting bodice, balanced by crinolined skirts. Passionate Relationship
  • A duck (of either gender - the term drake is not used in a culinary context) is usually six months old or more, while a duckling is younger.
  • He said: 'It can turn an ugly duckling into a swan. The Sun
  • However, roses are not swans, and all too often ugly ducklings remain ugly ducklings.
  • You've said previously that you felt like an ugly duckling when you were growing up. The Sun
  • Football Hole, just around the corner, is a small sandy bay that's perfect for a picnic while you watch turnstones, oystercatchers and female eider ducks that bring their crèches of ducklings here to learn crab-catching skills.
  • Patrol officer Bob Edwards says heavy wash from cabin cruisers can kill young ducklings and harm other wildlife.
  • She passed the large pond with ducks and their little ducklings.
  • The ducklings are immediately led to water and fly after 45 days.
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