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unbirthday

noun; derivation affixation
Any day that is not one’s day of birth.
 
Term originated in Lewis Carrol’s “Alice in Wonderland.” Often used in the phrase “happy unbirthday” to wish someone well on a day that is not their birthday.
Etymology : Created from adding the prefix –un (not) to the extant word birthday.
Source : “A very merry unbirthday to you!” – Brown college announcements, 10/20/11
Last modified: 2 December 2011


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