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born with a silver spoon in one's mouth born to wealthy parents and therefore having had privileges that others have not had.
born yesterday inexperienced and gullible; naive.
boron a chemical element that has five protons in each nucleus and that occurs naturally only in compounds such as boric acid and borax. (symbol: B)
boron carbide a very hard black crystalline compound used in nuclear reactor control rods, as reinforcement in structural materials, and as an abrasive.
borough an incorporated town in certain states in the United States. [2 definitions]
borrow to take or receive (something) with the intention of returning it or something equivalent to it. [3 definitions]
borscht a hot or cold beet soup, often served with sour cream.
bort poorly crystallized, low quality diamonds or diamond fragments, used in crushed or powdered form as an abrasive.
borzoi one of a breed of dogs originating in Russia, having a tall slender body, narrow head, and long silky hair; Russian wolfhound.
boscage a mass of woody growth; thicket.
bosh (informal) foolish or meaningless talk; nonsense.
bosk a small wooded or brushy area; thicket.
bosky covered with trees or bushes; wooded.
bo's'n variant of boatswain.
Bosnia and Herzegovina since 1992, a Balkan republic bordered by Croatia, Montenegro, and Serbia.
bosom the front part of the chest, esp. that of a woman. [7 definitions]
bosomy of a woman, having large or prominent breasts.
boss1 a person who employs others or supervises their work; manager. [7 definitions]
boss2 a rounded projection or swelling. [4 definitions]
bossa nova a musical blend of jazz and samba, or the Brazilian dance performed to such music.
bossism domination or control by bosses, as of a political party or unit or a governmental entity.