Meaning of changeling
Pronunciation: (chānj'ling), [key]
- a child surreptitiously or unintentionally substituted for another.
- (in folklore) an ugly, stupid, or strange child left by fairies in place of a pretty, charming child.
- a postage stamp that, by accident or intention, has been chemically changed in color.
- a renegade or turncoat.
- an imbecile.
- changeling (Thesaurus)