Definitions

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

  • adjective continuing through life

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • How about instead, we first check the Constitution to see exactly which enumerated power grants the Congress the authority to provide womb-to-tomb medical care to the nation?

    Boustany rebuttal: start with what we 'agree upon'

  • Will this great "compromise" bill cite specifically WHICH enumerated power in the Constitution grants the Congress the authority to provide womb-to-tomb nanny-state medical care for every citizen?

    Key Democratic committee to unveil health-care bill next week

  • We hate big liberal nanny-state womb-to-tomb programs, intentionally designed to keep people poor and dependent upon their big government slave masters for their very existence.

    Movement 'coming from the soil of America,' conservative says

  • A younger generation may not share this view, reflecting larger changes in Japan, where the "womb-to-tomb" employment system has collapsed.

    Made in Japan

  • Barbara in California: "The whole country needs to worry about becoming womb-to-tomb victims who are unable to cope, and totally dependent on government handouts, socialism, other people's values, and a basic loss gumption, common sense, and resolve."

    CNN Transcript Aug 29, 2007

  • One critic faults France's womb-to-tomb social programs for public complacency.

    CNN Transcript Aug 25, 2003

  • I think my political transformation began with my exposure to the business-as-usual attitude of many civil service bureaucrats during the war; then came the attempted Communist take-over of the picture business, which a lot of my liberal friends refused to admit ever happened; next, I had a brief experience living in a country that promised the kind of womb-to-tomb utopian benevolence a lot of these liberal friends wanted to bring to America.

    An American Life

  • I think my political transformation began with my exposure to the business-as-usual attitude of many civil service bureaucrats during the war; then came the attempted Communist take-over of the picture business, which a lot of my liberal friends refused to admit ever happened; next, I had a brief experience living in a country that promised the kind of womb-to-tomb utopian benevolence a lot of these liberal friends wanted to bring to America.

    An American Life

  • I think my political transformation began with my exposure to the business-as-usual attitude of many civil service bureaucrats during the war; then came the attempted Communist take-over of the picture business, which a lot of my liberal friends refused to admit ever happened; next, I had a brief experience living in a country that promised the kind of womb-to-tomb utopian benevolence a lot of these liberal friends wanted to bring to America.

    An American Life

  • I think my political transformation began with my exposure to the business-as-usual attitude of many civil service bureaucrats during the war; then came the attempted Communist take-over of the picture business, which a lot of my liberal friends refused to admit ever happened; next, I had a brief experience living in a country that promised the kind of womb-to-tomb utopian benevolence a lot of these liberal friends wanted to bring to America.

    An American Life

Comments

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