born with a silver spoon in one's mouth

Definition of born with a silver spoon in one's mouth

:born into a very wealthy family

Word by Word Definitions

born play
  1. : brought forth by or as if by birth

  2. : native

  3. : deriving or resulting from

silver play
  1. : a white ductile very malleable metallic element that is capable of a high degree of polish, is chiefly monovalent in compounds, and has the highest thermal and electric conductivity of any substance — see Chemical Elements Table

  2. : silver as a commodity

  3. : coin made of silver

  1. : made of silver

  2. : resembling silver: such as

  3. : having a white lustrous sheen

  1. : to cover with silver (as by electroplating)

  2. : to coat with a substance (such as a metal) resembling silver

  3. : to give a silvery luster to

spoon play
  1. : an eating or cooking implement consisting of a small shallow bowl with a relatively long handle

  2. : spoonful

  3. : something (such as a tool or fishing lure) that resembles a spoon in shape

  1. : to take up and usually transfer in a spoon

  2. : to nestle close together while lying down with one person facing the back of another

  3. : to make love by caressing, kissing, and talking amorously : neck

mouth play
  1. : the natural opening through which food passes into the body of an animal and which in vertebrates is typically bounded externally by the lips and internally by the pharynx and encloses the tongue, gums, and teeth

  2. : grimace

  3. : an individual requiring food

  1. : speak, pronounce

  2. : to utter bombastically : declaim

  3. : to repeat without comprehension or sincerity


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