born too late

Definition of born too late

  1. :  better suited for life in an earlier time period <John prefers early jazz music over the modern stuff. I guess he was born too late.>

Word by Word Definitions

bornplay
  1. :  brought forth by or as if by birth

    :  native

    :  deriving or resulting from

  1. :  besides, also

    :  to an excessive degree :  excessively

    :  to such a degree as to be regrettable

lateplay
  1. :  coming or remaining after the due, usual, or proper time

    :  of, relating to, or imposed because of tardiness

    :  of or relating to an advanced stage in point of time or development :  occurring near the end of a period of time or series

  1. :  after the usual or proper time

    :  at or to an advanced point of time

    :  not long ago :  recently


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