Synonyms of suckling


1. Suckling, Sir John Suckling

usage: English poet and courtier (1609-1642)

2. nursling, nurseling, suckling, baby, babe, infant

usage: an infant considered in relation to its nurse

3. suckling, young mammal

usage: a young mammal that has not been weaned

4. suckling, lactation, feeding, alimentation

usage: feeding an infant by giving suck at the breast


1. suckle, feed, eat

usage: suck milk from the mother's breasts; "the infant was suckling happily"

2. breastfeed, suckle, suck, nurse, wet-nurse, lactate, give suck, feed, give

usage: give suck to; "The wetnurse suckled the infant"; "You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places"

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Definition and meaning of suckling (Dictionary)