Adjective "birthday" definition and examples

(Birthday may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈbəːθdeɪ/

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Definitions and examples

noun

The anniversary of the day on which a person was born, typically treated as an occasion for celebration and the giving of gifts.
  1. as modifier 'a birthday cake'
  2. 'If today is the first day of summer, then it must also be my baby sister's birthday.'
  3. 'Family and friends gathered around a huge birthday cake singing Happy Birthday.'
  4. 'He's just not happy with the poem I wrote for his wife's birthday, so he has to attack me.'
  5. 'Bruce was also feted with a cake for his birthday which was one week before.'
  6. 'One thing was, there was a lot of talk about them flying the flag for Camilla's birthday.'
  7. 'The next time they saw each other was at Danielle's birthday party a couple of weeks later.'
  8. 'He would not miss another birthday or any other important moment in her life again.'
  9. 'Apart from cakes on birthdays, few special foods are eaten at major secular ceremonies, although such ceremonies involve toasting and drinking alcohol.'
  10. 'Steve has made this cake on his birthday for his colleagues with an overwhelming positive response.'
  11. 'The three were going to talk about what they were going to do for Zack's birthday.'
  12. 'My grandfather noted that the day I was born was also the birthday of Franklin Delano Roosevelt.'
  13. 'Others, who share their birthdays with the Queen Mother, arranged special parties themed around the big event.'
  14. 'He said that every year since his schooldays people have pointed out that he shares his birthday with the prince.'
  15. 'Here are a few prominent people that share their birthdays this month.'
  16. 'The Blair baby would also share a birthday with Queen Victoria, who was born in 1819.'
  17. 'Meanwhile, this Saturday is open day at the Hunt as the museum celebrates its seventh birthday.'
  18. 'The Big Issue in Scotland will also celebrate its seventh birthday on 29 June.'

More definitions

1. the anniversary of a birth.

2. the day of a person's birth.

3. a day marking or commemorating the origin, founding, or beginning of something.

4. the festivities or celebration marking such a day or anniversary.

More examples(as adjective)

"sales can be birthday."

"presents can be birthday."

"tributes can be birthday."

"fantasies can be birthday."

"celebrations can be birthday."

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Phrase

in one's birthday suit