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Born rich or in a wealthy family.

He was born with a silver spoon in his mouth and probably never had to work a day in his life.

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born with a silver spoon in one's mouthNote. The original nautical expression is just born with a silver spoon and describes those young gentlemen who were able to enter the Royal Navy without examination and whose promotion was assured. the converse was born with a wooden ladle.
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