What does birthday mean?

Definitions for birthday
ˈbɜrθˌdeɪbirth·day

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word birthday.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. birthday(noun)

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

  2. birthday, natal day(noun)

    the date on which a person was born

Wiktionary

  1. birthday(Noun)

    The anniversary of the day on which someone is born.

  2. birthday(Noun)

    The anniversary of the day on which something is created.

  3. birthday(Noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Birthday(noun)

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

  2. Birthday(noun)

    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. Birthday(adj)

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

Freebase

  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  

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

How to pronounce birthday?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say birthday in sign language?

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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. RVM:

    We celebrate the Birthday of the Body. But, in reality, "We" are not the Body. We are the Soul, the Atman. Therefore, Celebrate every day, as We are Immortal.

  2. 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.

  3. Obert Gutu:

    ZANU-PF should be utterly ashamed of hosting an expensive birthday bash for their aging ruler whilst more than 90 percent of Zimbabweans are wallowing in grinding poverty caused by decades of Robert Mugabe's misrule and mismanagement of the economy, the money that is being budgeted for this ill-conceived birthday bash should actually be used to import maize to avert the impending starvation in Masvingo province and other parts of the country.

  4. Ladessa Lofton:

    Each day they ask me why isn't my dad at my birthday party, why is my dad not here for Thanksgiving, why is my dad not going to be here for Christmas? my son asked Santa, he wants his daddy for Christmas.

  5. Madelyn Miranda:

    I watched her when I was little, i even had a Dora birthday and there was a big pinata, and I didn't want to hit her because I loved her so much.

Images & Illustrations of birthday

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