Definition of birther in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbərTHər/


A person who doubts the legitimacy of Barack Obama’s presidency because of a conspiracy theory that Obama is not a natural-born US citizen.
Example sentences
  • Over the past year Sankey has been at the centre of some of the most aggressive efforts by the Birthers to unseat the president.
  • Whether or not Obama is a citizen is not a core conservative principle and even the birthers would not argue as such.
  • So the birthers demand his full certificate and claim that the document provided is a fraud.

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Syllabification: bir·ther

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