Definition of war baby in English:

war baby


  • A child born in wartime, especially one fathered by a serviceman.

    • ‘Plummer's own essay, ‘Brown Babies: Race, Gender and Policy after World War II,’ addresses the impact of biracial war babies on foreign policy.’
    • ‘Howard Barker's Claw is a rarely performed, darkly comic tale of greed and corruption in post-war Britain, following Noel Biledew's journey from illegitimate war baby to his successes as a pimp for the cream of society.’