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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Gradually deprive (infants and young mammals) of mother's milk; Detach the affections of.

Usage examples (30)
  • Did you wean the kittens from their mother yet?
  • And my understanding of wean is a slow removal, not stopping cold turkey.
  • Tommy’s howling like a fookin wean and it’s fookin dark but Seamus can feel the fookin dirt raining down on him.
  • Weaning:The definition of the word wean is to withhold mother’s milk from the young of a mammal and substitute other nourishment. for more
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