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Definition of "baseborn" []

  • Ignoble; contemptible. (adjective)
  • Born of unwed parents; illegitimate. (adjective)
  • Of humble birth. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "baseborn" in a sentence
  • "“She has agreed to meet the Caesar in the field, and he will not hesitate, like a baseborn miscreant, to take every advantage in the encounter, which, I grieve to say, may in all likelihood be fatal to my mistress.”"
  • "If they believe in anything at all, it is this: They view us as a reeking collection of wretched, baseborn rabble, who are, on an individual level, a few billion neurons short of being governable by honest means."
  • ""Until by the time they are forty, they have raging gout and big bellies and false teeth and baseborn mistresses spread halfway across England.""