Definition of born adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//bɔːn//
; NAmE NAmE//bɔːrn//
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[only before noun] having a natural ability or skill for a particular activity or job a born athlete/writer/leader a born loser (= a person who always loses or is unsuccessful) Word OriginOld English boren, past participle of beran ‘to bear’, of Germanic origin; from an Indo-European root shared by Sanskrit bharati, Greek pherein, and Latin ferre.
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