from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A child born of parents who are not married to each other.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A child of illicit love; a bastard.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun euphemistic A child born as a result of a romantic liaison between parents not married to one another; an illegitimate child.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents


Sorry, no etymologies found.


    Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.