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sprog

(sprɒɡ)
n
1. a child; baby
2. (Military) (esp in RAF) a recruit
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sprog - a new military recruit
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
military recruit, recruit - a recently enlisted soldier
2.sprog - a child
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
child, kid, minor, nipper, tiddler, youngster, tike, shaver, small fry, nestling, fry, tyke - a young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"
Translations

sprog

[sprɒg] N (Brit) (pej or hum) (= child) → rorro m, bebé m

sprog

[ˈsprɒg] n (British)môme mf , gosse mf

sprog

(Brit inf)
n
(= baby, child)Balg nt (pej inf), → Gör nt (inf); how are the sprogs?was macht der Nachwuchs? (inf)
(Mil) → Rekrut(in) m(f)
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On the main stage today is: ?Noon: Mandulu and Hephzibah ?12.45pm: Uncut ?1.30pm: Sprog Rock ?2.15pm: Audio Rayz ?3pm: Sprog Rock ?3.45pm: Stepz ?4.45pm: Stepz ?5.45pm : Little Mix Magic ?6.45pm: Simply Ariana and ?8pm: Esperanza.
"It is very unlikely the Sussex sprog will succeed to the throne.
The scrum-half, who plays for Toulon following his big money summer move, posted a wonderful picture on Instagram, saying: "Our French sprog decided to start pushing!
But when financial support for kids who won't live in a palace is limited by the Tory two-child welfare cap it'll be a scandal if this sprog gets on the public payroll.
The Sprog Blog page on Facebook has already attracted nearly 2,000 members in just a few weeks.
As well as less well-known phrases such as ousel-cock and ruddock - which mean blackbird and robin respectively - it also includes more familiar words such as anklebiter and sprog, meaning a young child.
Williams' game looks in decent nick - he made four breaks of 50 or more in the last round against capable Sam Baird - and prior to that the player nicknamed 'Sprog' handed out a 6-2 drubbing to classy operator Barry Hawkins.
Raf was previously dead set against the idea of adoption and there''s no way he's going to want to bring up Harry Tressler's sprog as his own.
A grandma twice over and a mum-of-two, it's no surprise she doesn't want another sprog. That's why she's furious when fiance Declan tells her brat of a son Noah (above) she's preggers.
At this rate, the sprog will have its biography out before its first birthday.
"Aliens and pocket-sized papas haven't hindered Suri in becoming (our) most stylish sprog (child).