from humble origins

Definition of from humble origins

  1. :  from a family that did not have high social status or much money He comes from humble origins.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  not proud or haughty :  not arrogant or assertive

    :  reflecting, expressing, or offered in a spirit of deference or submission

    :  ranking low in a hierarchy or scale :  insignificant, unpretentious

  1. :  to make (someone) humble (see 1humble) in spirit or manner

    :  to destroy the power, independence, or prestige of

originplay origins
  1. :  ancestry, parentage

    :  rise, beginning, or derivation from a source

    :  the point at which something begins or rises or from which it derives

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to cast off or become cast off

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