[hev-uh n-bawrn]


of or as of heavenly origin: the heaven-born gods.

Origin of heaven-born

First recorded in 1585–95
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Examples from the Web for heaven-born

Historical Examples of heaven-born

  • First scholar and divine of his epoch, he was also the heaven-born dramatist of his century.

  • Suddenly into his feverish brain there came a thought, heaven-born, inspiring.

    The Pines of Lory

    John Ames Mitchell

  • But no; he's convinced he's a heaven-born driver, and nobody can teach him anything; and all the rest follows.'

  • The insatiable and heaven-born love of all girls to be admired shot in flame through her.

    Thorley Weir

    E. F. (Edward Frederic) Benson

  • I can tell you shes a heaven-born actress, and you know what sort of a wife she has been to you.