firstborn firstborn  /ˈfɜrst ˈbɔrn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the offspring who came first in the order of birth
  2. (adj) first in order of birth

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It's something like a national case of sibling rivalry, with millennials playing the part of the spoiled, naive baby and boomers acting as the self-righteous firstborn.
  2. She wished she were her oldest sister, the firstborn, the star of the family: smart, extroverted, unafraid to greet their hated stepmother with an insolent burp.
  3. A woman never forgets the father of her firstborn.

News

  1. 31 Reasons to Love Birthday Boy Prince William

    How do we love Prince William? Let us count the ways. The Duke of Cambridge and future king of England turns 31 on Friday, and he's been making plenty of headlines lately as the world awaits the birth of his firstborn. After Kate Middleton's many pregnant appearances this year, she's now out of the limelight as her due date approaches, and everyone's buzzing about the upcoming addition to the ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: PopSugar

  2. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West daughter's name revealed?

    Five days after the birth of their daughter, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have finally decided on a name for their firstborn daughter. read more
    on June 21, 2013     Source: TheCelebrityCafe.com

  3. Anna Chlumsky Is Due Next Month: See the Pregnant Veep Star's Baby Bump!

    Looking radiant in New York City June 19, Anna Chlumsky tells Us Weekly she's due to give birth to her first child with Shaun So "in about a month" and reveals how they're prepping for their firstborn daughter's arrival
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Us Weekly via omg!

Quotes

  1. As the Apostle Paul noted in Colossians 1:15-17, "He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. For by Him all things were created, both in the heavens and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or...
    on Jan 5, 2005 By: the Apostle Paul Source: BP News

  2. "Those of us who are the firstborn always dream of that imaginary brother or sister who will be their protector, the buffer, the one to take the blows," Cosby said in a Los Angeles Times article. "I'm a firstborn, and Bob was the answer to my...
    on Mar 24, 2010 By: Bill Cosby Source: Before It's News

  3. ...adds valuable background by noting that on July 24, 2004, RIA Novosti quoted Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief Vladimir Kuroyedov as saying that "The firstborn of our surface shipbuilding is the corvette - a new multifunctional littoral...
    on Jun 28, 2006 By: Vladimir Kuroyedov Source: Defense Industry Daily

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