Share this entry

natural-born
American English: /ˈnætʃ(ə)rəl ˈˌbɔrn/

adjective

  • (before noun) she's a natural-born teacher
    nació para ser profesora
    Example sentences
    • A natural-born performer, Brown began writing her own music when she was 12 years old.
    • For example, I'm something of a natural-born show-off (hadn't you guessed?)
    • ‘My running mate is a natural-born leader,’ Kerry said.

Definition of natural-born in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score:
    Word of the day mecate
    Pronunciation:
    m
    string …
    Cultural fact of the day

    Opus Dei

    Opus Dei - Latin for "God's Work" - is a Catholic organization founded in Spain in 1928. The Opus became very influential in Spanish society, above all by founding schools and universities. The aim was to create an élite which would spread Christian ideals throughout society. The University of Navarre is one of its foremost institutions.