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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ Being nobbut a sprog, I remember wondering why bassist Bruce was playing a guitar.
▪ It can get really frantic when your sprogs are on the verge of starvation.
▪ It was a family gift, his mad Uncle Jimmy had told him when he was but a scrawny sprog.
▪ The only person to flash the sustained F7c was Lancashire's Ian Vicers - not bad for a sprog of only 17.

n. 1 (context UK Australia Canada New Zealand informal English) A child. 2 (context UK military RAF slang English) A new recruit. 3 (context uncountable Australia slang English) semen. 4 (context countable slang English) A deflection-limiting safety device used in high performance hang gliders. vb. 1 (context UK Australia slang English) To produce children. 2 (context Australia slang English) To ejaculate, to come.

  1. n. a new military recruit

  2. a child


Sprog may refer to:

  • Child
  • Sprog, the son of the fictional character Max Rockatansky (Mad Max)
  • Sprog (software), a graphical tool for Perl programs
  • Mark Williams (snooker player), by nickname
Sprog (software)

Sprog is graphical tool to build Perl programs by plugging parts (called "gears" in Sprog terminology) together. Given the available gears are mostly for reading and processing data, this program can probably be classified as an ETL (Extract-Transform-Load) tool.

Usage examples of "sprog".

I often registered a hint of blame: was I neglecting my darling sprogs for my writing career?