A naive though usually amiable person who always tailors his or her opinions, tastes or behavior to suit the prevailing social group of the moment. A person whose social tendencies range from chameleon-like approval seeker to unwittingly disingenous. A person with a weak or poorly defined sense of self.
The youngest of the mayorial candidates was a real hedgling, seeming not to realize he had changed his stand on the issues after each interview.
by Russell Clark May 01, 2006