silver spoon

noun
spoon ( def 16 ).

Origin:
1795–1805

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Main Entry:  silver spoon
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  inherited wealth and accompanying social status and (sometimes) luck
Etymology:  1859-64
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Example sentences
They will steal and hide bright objects, such as jewelry or a silver spoon.
Most of you weren't born with a silver spoon in your mouth.
To grasp one form of this law in action, stir a cup of tea with a silver spoon.
And as you guys know, he wasn't born with a silver spoon in his mouth.
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