What does Birthday mean?

Definitions for Birthday
ˈbɜrθˌdeɪbirth·day

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. birthdaynoun

    an anniversary of the day on which a person was born (or the celebration of it)

  2. birthday, natal daynoun

    the date on which a person was born

Wiktionary

  1. birthdaynoun

    The anniversary of the day on which someone is born.

  2. birthdaynoun

    The anniversary of the day on which something is created.

  3. birthdaynoun

    The date on which someone is born or something is created, more commonly called birthdate or date of birth.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Birthdaynoun

    Etymology: from birth and day.

    Orient light,
    Exhaling first from darkness, they beheld
    Birthday of heaven and earth. John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. vii.

    This is my birthday; as this very day
    Was Cassius born. William Shakespeare, Julius Cæsar.

    They tell me, ’tis my birthday, and I’ll keep it
    With double pomp of sadness:
    ’Tis what the day deserves, which gave me breath. Dryden.

    Your country dames,
    Whose cloaths returning birthday claims. Matthew Prior.

Wikipedia

  1. Birthday

    A birthday is the anniversary of the birth of a person, or figuratively of an institution. Birthdays of people are celebrated in numerous cultures, often with birthday gifts, birthday cards, a birthday party, or a rite of passage. Many religions celebrate the birth of their founders or religious figures with special holidays (e.g. Christmas, Mawlid, Buddha's Birthday, and Krishna Janmashtami). There is a distinction between birthday and birthdate: the former, except for February 29, occurs each year (e.g. January 15), while the latter is the complete date when a person was born (e.g. January 15, 2001).

ChatGPT

  1. Birthday

    A birthday refers to the anniversary of the birth of a person, typically celebrated each year on the date of their birth. It is commonly commemorated with various traditions, such as parties, gifts, greetings, and special activities to honor and celebrate the individual's existence and mark the passing of another year of their life.

  2. birthday

    A birthday is an annual occasion marking the date of an individual's birth. It is typically celebrated with various traditions and festivities, such as parties, gifts, and well wishes. A person's birthday is often considered a special day in their life and is commonly recognized and acknowledged by family, friends, and acquaintances.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Birthdaynoun

    the day in which any person is born; day of origin or commencement

  2. Birthdaynoun

    the day of the month in which a person was born, in whatever succeeding year it may recur; the anniversary of one's birth

  3. Birthdayadjective

    of or pertaining to the day of birth, or its anniversary; as, birthday gifts or festivities

Wikidata

  1. Birthday

    A birthday is a day when a person celebrates the anniversary of his or her birth. Birthdays are celebrated in numerous cultures, often with a gift, party, or rite of passage. The celebration of a birthday usually is thought to mark how old a person is, traditionally stopping when death occurs and only stating that if still alive, they would have been old. Some contemporary writers ignore this aspect, however, and keep counting the years since the date of birth of famous people, such as proclaiming that it is Shakespeare's "four hundredth birthday" instead of noting that it is the four hundredth anniversary of his birth. Many religions celebrate the birth of their founders with special holidays.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. BIRTHDAY

    Anniversary of one's birth. Observed only by men and children.

Editors Contribution

  1. birthday

    A celebration of the date, month and year a person or animal is born.

    Some people like to celebrate their birthday every year, others are happy to know it is just a moment of time.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 22, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Birthday' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3741

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Birthday' in Written Corpus Frequency: #997

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Birthday' in Nouns Frequency: #1257

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Birthday in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Birthday in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Birthday in a Sentence

  1. Andrew Toader:

    The analogy would be your birthday dinner versus the dinner you had three Tuesdays ago, you’re more likely to remember what you had on your birthday because it’s more rewarding for you—all your friends are there, it’s exciting—versus just a typical dinner, which you might remember the next day but probably not a month later.

  2. John Glenn:

    There is still no cure for the common birthday.

  3. Victoria Stein Feltman:

    Families with an authoritative style have healthy-weight children, and their kids make better choices on their own, and they are more accepting of new foods, when you take away the pressure, the kids become a bit more adventurous and have a better relationship with food. They're not going to go the birthday party and have four cupcakes.

  4. Sheriff Reader:

    There are babies that will grow up without their mothers or grandparents.They've missed birthday's or anniversaries, i think about them on Thanksgiving or Christmas and think about what they're going through.

  5. Albert Aguero:

    No, you're going to make it to your 89th birthday, i saw the sky. I knew I will be safe.

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