baseborn


base·born

adjective \-ˈbrn\

Definition of BASEBORN

1
:  mean, ignoble
2
a :  of humble birth
b :  of illegitimate birth

Examples of BASEBORN

  1. <in the Middle Ages, a baseborn person simply had to accept his or her station in life>
  2. <a baseborn child who didn't even know his father's name>

First Known Use of BASEBORN

1591

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