Idioms about born
Origin of born
words often confused with born
OTHER WORDS FROM bornpre·born, adjectiveself-born, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH bornborn , borne (see confusables note at current entry)
Words nearby born
Other definitions for born (2 of 2)
How to use born in a sentence
As I observed in my book, it’s awfully hard to resist the charms of someone who can make you laugh, and families abound with stories of last-borns who are the clowns of the brood.
Second and later borns are much more invested in upending the system.
The influential al Qaeda propagandist, who was born in New Mexico, died in a U.S. drone strike later that year.
Cosby conspiracy theorists share a perspective born of a long, pained history of American racism.
A few months later, after their children were born, we visited the men and women again.
Yung Lean was born Jonatan Leandoer Håstad in Belarus, before moving to Sweden at the age of 3.The Cult of Yung Lean: ‘I’m Building An Anarchistic Society From the Ground Up’|Marlow Stern|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Little did I know that Lee had actually been born into a wealthy family.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
To reproduce the impulse born of the thought—this is the aim of a psychological method.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
Elyon is the name of an ancient Phœnician god, slain by his son El, no doubt the “first-born of death” in Job xviii.Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
In the spring of 1868 he was taken by his mother for a visit to England, and there, in the same year, his sister was born.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
This widening grasp of languages is or was within the capacity of nearly everyone born into the world—given the facilities.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
That embrace, that grin and that heart-born exclamation marked the entrance of the Pulsifer family into my life.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
British Dictionary definitions for born (1 of 2)
- being at birth in a particular social status or other condition as specifiedignobly born
- (in combination)lowborn
usage for born
British Dictionary definitions for born (2 of 2)
Other Idioms and Phrases with born
In addition to the idioms beginning with born
- born and bred
- born under a lucky star
- born with a silver spoon
- born yesterday
- in all one's born days
- not born yesterday
- to the manner born