trueborn

[ troo-bawrn ]
/ ˈtruˈbɔrn /
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adjective

genuinely or authentically so because of birth: a trueborn son of Ireland; a trueborn Parisian.

Nearby words

  1. true-blue,
  2. true-born,
  3. true-crime,
  4. true-false test,
  5. true-life,
  6. truebred,
  7. truehearted,
  8. truelove,
  9. truelove knot,
  10. trueman

Origin of trueborn

First recorded in 1585–95; true + born

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Examples from the Web for trueborn

  • Yet we parted after the manner of trueborn Britons, as if we should meet again in a day or two.