Adjective "baseborn" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈbeɪsbɔːn/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Of low birth or origin.
  1. 'I had thought this fellow at least an esquire; for I had hoped that even the vilest of my ladies would not have dishonored my Court by wantoning with a baseborn servant.'
  2. 'For they honor money; and the noble weds the baseborn, and the base the highborn; wealth has mixed the race.'
  3. 'his baseborn son'
  4. 'In the baptism records at Brighton, Sussex, for September 1767 he was quoted as ‘John Cheesman, baseborn son of Barbara Children’.'

Definitions

1. of humble parentage.

2. born out of wedlock; illegitimate.

3. having a base character or nature; mean.

More examples(as adjective)

"prostitutes can be baseborn."