Pronunciation: (bôrn),[key] —adj. 1. brought forth by birth.
2. possessing from birth the quality, circumstances, or character stated: a born musician; a born fool. 3. native to the locale stated; immigrated to the present place from the locale stated: a German-born scientist; a Chicago-born New Yorker. 4. born yesterday, naive; inexperienced: You can't fool me with that old trick--I wasn't born yesterday.
—v. a pp. of bear1.
Pronunciation: (bôrn),[key] —n. Max, 1882–1970, German physicist: Nobel prize 1954.