bare skin; nakedness:
They were sunbathing in their birthday suits.
(informal, jocular) a state of total nakedness, as at birth
Nakedness, as in The doorbell rang, and here I was in my birthday suit. In 18th-century Britain this term originally referred to the clothes one wore on the king’s birthday. Later it was jocularly transferred to bare skin, alluding to the condition of a newborn baby.
any physical, mental, or biochemical abnormality present at birth.
one’s biological parents and siblings, as contrasted with one’s adoptive family.
a biological mother (birth mother) or biological father (birth father) a biological parent. Contemporary Examples A Father’s Day Transgender Surprise Maria M. Chico June 16, 2012 A Father’s Day Transgender Surprise Maria M. Chico June 16, 2012 Jeff Bezos’s Dad Was a Circus Performer and 5 More Juicy Bits From the Tell-All Book Nina Strochlic […]
a minor disfigurement or blemish on a person’s skin at birth; nevus. Contemporary Examples The Stacks: The True Greatness of Muhammad Ali Peter Richmond February 22, 2014 Historical Examples The Education of Henry Adams Henry Adams Children of the Dawn Elsie Finnimore Buckley The Last Shot Frederick Palmer Penrod Booth Tarkington Fresh Fields John Burroughs […]