From King Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbornborn1 ●●● S1 W1 verb 1 be born2 be born3 born and bred4 be born to do/be something5 I wasn’t born yesterday6 there’s one born every minute7 be born under a lucky/unlucky star8 be born with a silver spoon in your mouthbornborn2 adjective [only before noun] 1 born leader/musician/teacher etc2 born loser3 in all your born days
Examples from the Corpus
bornThis meant Mr Packwood had to bottle feed him every three hours when he was first born.Mr Waigel is a Bavarian born and bred who has little love for Bonn but none at all for the former Prussian capital.She left one dead, one born and two crippled for life, one way or the other.Like rabbits, they are born blind but they do have some very fine body hair.A newly born child enjoys that status.I judge you to be a born city person.The newly born goats were kept in a pen under her bed.He seemed to be a born leader, someone who inspired confidence and loyalty.When I read his first essays I knew that he was a born writer.
Origin born Old English boren, past participle of beran; BEAR1