war baby
noun Date: 1901 a person born or conceived during a war

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  • war baby — war′ ba by n. 1) a child born or conceived in wartime 2) an illegitimate child born in wartime of a father in the armed forces • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • war baby — /ˈwɔ beɪbi/ (say waw baybee) noun Colloquial 1. a baby conceived in wartime, especially as the unplanned or illegitimate child of a serviceman. 2. World War I a young and inexperienced soldier …   Australian English dictionary

  • war baby — noun conceived or born during war • Hypernyms: ↑baby, ↑babe, ↑infant …   Useful english dictionary

  • war baby — {n.}, {informal} A person born during a war. * /War babies began to increase college enrollments early in the 1960s./ * /The war babies forced many towns to build new schools./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • war baby — {n.}, {informal} A person born during a war. * /War babies began to increase college enrollments early in the 1960s./ * /The war babies forced many towns to build new schools./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • war\ baby — noun informal A person born during a war. War babies began to increase college enrollments early in the 1960s. The war babies forced many towns to build new schools …   Словарь американских идиом

  • war baby — 1. a child born or conceived in wartime. 2. an illegitimate child born in wartime of a father in the armed forces. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • war baby — noun a child born in wartime, especially one fathered illegitimately by a serviceman …   English new terms dictionary

  • War baby (disambiguation) — War baby usually refers to any child born during wartime, particularly during World War I or World War II. Other usages of the term include:*War baby (business), a slang term for is a firm whose share price rises during wartime, often a defense… …   Wikipedia

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