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  • noun Plural form of Greekling.


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  • When he spoke of the Imperial conquerors -- 'Greeklings' he called them -- Venantius gave vent to his wrath and scorn.

    Veranilda George Gissing 1880

  • We do not praise what we have never even heard of; we were very likely, in such a state of confusion, and such a critical period of the republic, to busy our minds about two worthless Greeklings!

    The Orations of Marcus Tullius Cicero, Volume 4 Marcus Tullius Cicero

  • -- Which of the Greeklings durst ever give precepts to Demosthenes? or to Pericles, whom the age surnamed Heavenly, because he seemed to thunder and lighten with his language? or to Alcibiades, who had rather Nature for his guide than

    Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter and Some Poems Ben Jonson 1605


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