war baby

noun

Definition of war baby

: a person born or conceived during a war

Examples of war baby in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Today’s millennials, children of the post-war Baby Boomers, grew up in the affluence of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Victor Davis Hanson, National Review, "The Ghosts of World War II," 5 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of war baby

1901, in the meaning defined above

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“War baby.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/war%20baby. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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