Associations to the word «Born»


BORN, verb. Past participle of bear; given birth to.
BORN, adjective. Well suited to (some behaviour or occupation), as though from birth.
BORN, noun. (Geordie) Alternative spelling of burn A stream.
BORN, verb. (Geordie) Alternative spelling of burn With fire.
BORN AGAIN, adjective. Alternative spelling of born-again
BORN IN A BARN, adjective. (idiomatic) Lacking a sense of etiquette; ill-mannered.
BORN IN A BARN, adjective. Of humble birth, especially when referring to Jesus Christ.
BORN IN A BARN, adjective. (idiomatic) Engaging in the annoying behavior of inappropriately, and usually neglectfully, leaving open a door or window.
BORN LOSER, noun. (informal) (often derogatory) A person who is habitually unsuccessful or unlucky or who is prejudged to be a failure in life, especially one with a defeatist outlook.
BORN ON, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of bear on
BORN ON THE FOURTH OF JULY, adjective. (idiomatic) (US) Demonstratively patriotic.
BORN TO THE PURPLE, adjective. Born and raised in a royal family.
BORN UPON, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of bear upon
BORN WITH A SILVER SPOON IN ONE'S MOUTH, adjective. (idiomatic) born rich or in a wealthy family

Dictionary definition

BORN, noun. British nuclear physicist (born in Germany) honored for his contributions to quantum mechanics (1882-1970).
BORN, adjective. Brought into existence; "he was a child born of adultery".
BORN, adjective. Being talented through inherited qualities; "a natural leader"; "a born musician"; "an innate talent".

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