war baby

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noun

a child born or conceived in wartime.
an illegitimate child born in wartime of a parent in the armed forces.

Nearby words

  1. wappenshaw,
  2. wapperjaw,
  3. wapsipinicon,
  4. war,
  5. war and peace,
  6. war between the states,
  7. war bonnet,
  8. war bride,
  9. war chest,
  10. war cloud

Origin of war baby

First recorded in 1900–05

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British Dictionary definitions for war baby

war baby

noun

a child born in wartime, esp the illegitimate child of a soldier
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