Definition of comeling in US English:

comeling

noun

  • A newcomer; a new or recent arrival; a stranger; a foreigner. Occasionally attributive Now archaic.

Origin

Middle English (in an earlier sense). Cognate with or formed similarly to Old High German komeling stranger (also -kumiling, in zuokumiling; Middle High German komelinc newcomer) from the Germanic base of come or come + the Germanic base of -ling.

Pronunciation

comeling

/ˈkʌmlɪŋ/