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A belated birthday wish that your life will continue to be filled with the happiness you deserve. Have a wonderful year!
Even though this message comes to you a little late, the wish it brings for happiness is good on any day date. Belated Happy birthday!
I’m very sorry about forgetting your special day, so please accept this belated birthday wish in the spirit it is given. Hope your birthday was incredible…just like you.
Here is wishing you a day that special to you just the way you are to me. I know my wishes are late but they are never-the-less true. Happy Birthday dear, belated!
Hope you had an unbelievable birthday. For me, it’s almost impossible to remember your special day. No matter what age you turn, you don’t look a day over your last birthday.
May all your dreams come true! Wishing you a belated Happy Birthday!
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The day of your birthday may have gone by, but the happiness that you are in this world will always stay. Belated Happy Birthday to you. May you be blessed with a year filled with abundant blessings.
Although my birthday wish is too late, my best wishes for your health and happiness are good 365 days a year. Hope you had a happy birthday.
I know that your birthday celebration was actually the best day ever in your whole life. I hope and I pray that God will always bless you with pure love, true happiness and good health. Belated Happy Birthday!
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Hope you had a great birthday. I missed eating your cake on your birthday, so I plan to eat at least two desserts today to make up for it.
It feels like you just had a birthday the other day. Oh yeah, you did. Sorry, I am late. Wishing you a belated happy birthday!
It’s apparent that you have been blessed with many things on your birthday. Unfortunately, a punctual birthday message from me was not one of them. Hope you had an amazing day!
The head forgets – but the heart remembers. Happy Belated Birthday!
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Happy Belated Birthday. When things get busy, time slips by, but birthdays never wait. So finally when we send our greetings, they may be just a little late. But when it is someone so special that we like a lot, our thoughts are always on time, it is just our greeting that is not.
Birthdays are special days but you are special every day. Happy Belated Birthday. I hope that your birthday was a wonderful one!
Sorry I missed your birthday. How weird is that? That only happens to me like once per year. Happy Birthday to you.
I didn’t really forget your special day, I just figured you deserved more than one. Happy Belated Birthday!
Here’s the message I should have sent. I hope your birthday was wonderful. Wonderful is exactly what you deserve.
I checked google for the best “belated birthday wishes”, “late birthday greetings”, “sorry for missing your birthday” and “late birthday wishes”, but the best one comes from my heart when I say “Hope you had a great birthday.”
Sorry I am late in wishing you a happy birthday. Lately I have been living more on a lunar calendar than the solar one.
Even though I missed your birthday by a mile, I hope you celebrated it with smile.
It is hard to believe that you are getting older. That is why I am late in wishing you a Happy Birthday.
Could you have read my birthday message if I had send it right on time? But now I’m pretty sure you have. Happy Birthday!
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Knowing how much fun you can be, I assume that the party is still going and that I am not late for your birthday. Keep on having fun.
Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about you. Very lately. Belated Happy Birthday!
How do you expect me to remember your birthday, when you never look any older? Happy Belated Birthday.
I am late in saying Happy Birthday to you and maybe even the last to say it this year. So is it true that you should save the best for last?
I meant to wait so that you could extend your birthday just a little bit longer. They go by way to fast if it is just one day. Happy Extended Birthday.
I like to be wish people a Happy Birthday at least 11 months in advance, so my greeting from last year was meant to cover this birthday. Anyway, Happy Birthday again.
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These birthday wishes are late birthday wishes but not the least. . your birthday cause you don't look a day older than your last birthday!.
Belated birthday wishes: Sometimes we found ourselves so busy that we forget the birthdays for someone special in our lives. It’s normal to send belated happy birthday Messages.
In normal cases our life partners, brothers, friends, sisters expect us to be the first ones to send them a happy birthday wish on their birthdays. If we fail to do so, they become disappointed. In such instances, belated birthday wishes are best, to let them know we still remember.
Happy late birthday wishes are very useful in calming the situation. Today we are going to look at happy belated birthday messages for friends, wife, sisters and brothers.
1. Over the years, I have had a number of friends, but none ever made me feel as happy as you make me feel. I am so lucky to have a friend. Happy belated birthday.
2. I wish I could rewind the clock just to get back to the right time just to say happy birthday. Though being late, I know you will forgive me. Happy belated birthday dear!
3. Happy belated birthday to my one and only love. I wish I could rewind the clock, for me to say the words the right time. May you always be in good health and may more blessings come your way.
4. How am I supposed to remember your birthday while you still look that young every year. Happy belated birthday
5. I know I am late in saying Happy Birthday to you, but it’s never too late to wish you the best in life, may all your dreams come true as you start a new journey in your life
1. I feel really awful to have forgotten your birthday, but I want you to know you are always the most special person in my life. Happy belated birthday my friend.
2. My birthday wishes might be late, but my best wishes for your health and happiness are every day. Hope you had a happy birthday.
3. I wish you all the joy and happiness in life, it might be late but what are friends for. Happy belated birthday my dear friend!
4. How do you expect me to remember your birthday when yesterday we partied until dawn? Happy Belated Birthday.
5. I am late wishing you a Happy Birthday because I wanted to be the last, as last things are always the best. Happy Belated Birthday Friend!
1. It is hard to believe you are a year older, yet you still look very young, that is why I am late in wishing you a Happy Birthday.
2. May the almighty fill your life with happiness and May all your dreams come true. Wishing you a belated birthday!
3. I pretty sure you could not have read my birthday message if I had sent it on time. Now you have. May you have a lovely year!
4. Even I never sent you my best birthday wishes on time; hope your birthday was spectacular.
5. I was a thousand miles away on your special day, hope you enjoyed to the fullest. Happy belated birthday friend.
1. Even if this message comes a little late, I wish you all the best in life. Happy belated Birthday
2. I believe I am not late and the party is still going on. Happy belated Birthday, keep having the fun
3. I am sending you this happy birthday message late, this does not mean that I don’t care.
4. I forgot to send you a happy birthday message, but let’s meet at our normal place to cheer our minds.
5. Of late I have been a little busy and held up, but your birthday never waits. Wishing you a late happy birthday!
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1. Dear brother, may God bless you profusely. I’m always counting down each of your birthday and waiting to celebrate together. Today I forgot but it’s not too late. Happy Belated Birthday Brother
2. I won’t miss this great opportunity to wish you a happy birthday, but you know I am always late.
3. Dear sister, May all your dreams come true! Though I am late, wishing you a belated Happy Birthday!
4. I know you expected much better from me, sorry to disappoint you. Happy belated birthday brother
5. I might be a little late, though I have a chance to wish you a happy late birthday
I hope you really had a great time on your birthday sister, I wish I was there to celebrate together. My busy schedule made me forget everything. Next time I will be the first to wish you a happy birthday
Having a sister like you is a blessing. I blame myself for forgetting your special day. I am sorry sister, though it’s late. Happy belated birthday to you!
This is the first time I ever to forget to wish you a happy birthday, though I cannot also say it’s the last. Happy birthday to the most amazing sister in this world.
Dear sister, I hope your birthday was a success. I wish you a late happy birthday.
Happy belated birthday to my sister, I know it’s a little late, but I hope you enjoyed the day. Best wishes!
I can’t imagine I forgot your birthday. I believe you had a wonderful time. May you have a wonderful year in your life. Belated Happy Birthday.
I am so sorry I forgot your birthday, I was so busy with the project I was telling you the last time we met. I hope I am forgiven. Happy belated birthday beautiful
Happy belated birthday cousin, I wish you a blessed and happy new year in your life.
Please accept my apologies for forgetting your birthday, but I believe it’s not too late to wish you a happy birthday. Belated Happy Birthday my friend.
Sending you a late happy birthday wish, may your dreams and desires be fulfilled as you start a new chapter in your life. Happy birthday belated!
I know we have come a long way together, and our schedule this week has been a little hectic, that does not mean I cannot wish you a happy birthday. Happy late birthday my friend!
I don’t know how it happened, I missed your birthday, I hope you enjoyed the day. Belated Happy Birthday and Best wishes for the year in your life.
I am sending you my late happy birthday wishes. May the Lord hear your prayer and grant you your wishes. Best wishes my friend.
Sorry I missed your birthday, I hope it was amazing. I wish you good health, joy and happiness as you start a new year in your life. Belated Happy Birthday!
How would I have missed your birthday, It was right on my calendar. I am very sorry but I hope it was fabulous. Belated Happy Birthday!
Darling, oh no! I missed your birthday. Receive my apologies for that. I wish you peace and happiness in the coming New Year in your life. Happy Belated Birthday!
Happy Birthday to my dear friend, hope it’s not too late. From the look of things I can see you had a beautiful day.
I am sending you my best wishes and blessings for a happy and prosperous new start in your life. Happy belated birthday my love
Happy late birthday to my one and only love, hope you had a wonderful day, sorry I was held up in a meeting. I love you.
Happy belated birthday blessings to you my friend! I wish you a year full of God’s love and blessings.
Happy birthday to you, I hope I am not late. Happy belated birthday to my love!
Happy birthday my friend, is your birthday already over? Oh no! Hope you had a wonderful day. Happy belated birthday best friend!
Seems I lost track of time, that’s why I forgot your special day. Sending you my late birthday wishes friend. Hope you have a lovely time.
I don’t know how I missed your special day, looks like I am becoming old as I am losing memory. Belated Happy Birthday to you my friend.
As I add more years into my life, it’s becoming hard for me to remember important dates. Hope you understand what I mean as you are also becoming older. Belated Happy Birthday!
I am sorry I missed the date; I thought your birthday was today. Accept my belated greetings and happy belated birthday.
Greetings my friend, I believe I am not late for your birthday. I want you to know you are so special to me. Hope you had fun. Belated Happy Birthday!
I had a feeling to have missed something very important. Was it your birthday? Hope you enjoyed. Belated Happy Birthday!
Of late I have missed track of so many things, your birthday was one of them. Sorry I missed your special day. Happy Belated Birthday!
Greetings! Sorry I am late in wishing you a happy birthday, looks like I have been too busy of late.
Belated Happy Birthday to the amazing person in my life. I hope you had a wonderful day. May the coming year in your life bring you happiness and joy.
Oh! I missed your birthday, that’s why I am sending you double hugs and kisses. Happy Belated Birthday!
Happy belated birthday my friend, I may be late but I never forgot completely. Have a nice day.
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It’s true that I forgot your birthday but it doesn’t mean that I do not care about you. Happy belated birthday! May every day of your life be very special and colorful for you!
Belated happy birthday! I’m very sorry for the late wish. I hope you had an amazing day with your family and friends. May God fulfill all the things that your heart want!
Happy belated birthday! I know it’s my fault that I forgot your special day. But know that, you are not special for me only for one day but for every day of the year. May you get all the happiness of the world!
I think I’m getting old because I’m forgetting many important things such as your birthday. Forgive my weak memory. May God give you much love, success, wisdom and all the best things that you truly deserve!
I’m sorry for the delay but I hope you had an extraordinary day. Be happy today, tomorrow and always!
Forgive me please, I missed your birthday. I hope, you had received many good wishes, blessings, and love and had an enjoyable day!
I’m so stupid that I forgot your birthday and promise you that it’ll not happen again. I know I’m the last one to wish on your birthday and the first one to wish you a wonderful birthday for next year.
I wonder, how could I forgot your birthday! I hope you’ll understand me and the situation I’m going through. Many blessings to you and wish you a wonderful life guided by God!
Now I just remembered that yesterday was your birthday. My heartiest congratulations to you! So sorry for the delay. I hope all your birthday wishes come true.
Yesterday was your 30th birthday and because you’re still single, I was so sad and upset that I forgot to wish you. Belated happy birthday! May you get your life partner soon and wish that you’ll be happy with your married life!
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Happy belated birthday! The wishes and blessings that I sent for you were trapped in the jam. I hope, this reason will work out.
There is no late to wish the best and today I’m wishing you all the best things in the world! Happy belated birthday! Cheers to your life!
Many congratulations on another year of life! For the heavy pressure of work, my mind missed your birthday. I know it seems like an excuse but I really apologize for being late and it’s better late than never. Wish you a blissful and successful life!
Don’t get mad at me for forgetting your special day. Happy belated birthday! I know it’s late but my feelings for you don’t change. You are and will always be special to me.
I knew that as always you would be expected me to forget your birthday and I didn’t want to misrepresent your thoughts. That’s why I didn’t wish you yesterday. Happy belated birthday!
Late happy birthday! It’s true that I’m late but I wanted you to feel special today also. And I’m sure that you’ll be happy to receive good wishes on this day too. Have a great time!
Happy little bit late birthday! Actually, I didn’t forget your date of birth but I forgot the date of yesterday.
Belated happy birthday! It’s true that I forgot your birthday but the most pleasures thing is, I didn’t forget you. So, be happy!
There were a lot of people who wished you, loved you and gave you attention yesterday. But today, I’m the one to do all these things for you. Belated happy birthday!
You forgot to get old and still look the same as the previous year and I think that’s the reason I forgot your birthday. Belated happy birthday!
I am late to wish on our birthday because I wanted to be the last one so that you could remember the whole year. Belated happy birthday!
I am not late to wish you rather I thought that a special person like you must also celebrate the next day of the date of birth.
I became tired while doing the planning for your birthday and forgot the date. I’m sorry! Happy belated birthday!
My cell phone went to coma yesterday and died shortly after that. And that’s the reason I couldn’t wish you yesterday.
Despite being very busy, I went to buy a cake and candles for you yesterday. But in searching the candle equal to your age I got late.
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I know, there’s no word to excuse myself with you for forgetting your birthday whom I admire the most. But I hope, you won’t mind and will understand me. Happy belated birthday, boss! Wish all the best things for the best human being!
Happy belated birthday, boss! Although you have not said anything but I can understand that you are upset with me because I missed your birthday party. I’m so sorry but I actually had some family issues. Hope you’ll understand. My best wishes for your life!
Dear boss, besides being a leader you are like a friend to me and I’m so stupid that I forgot your birthday. You must be thinking that I don’t value you or care about you but it’s wrong. Really sorry for late. Wish you a blessed life with much health, happiness, and wisdom!
Dear boss, happy belated birthday! You already know that I’m always late and forget many things. I hope you’ll forgive me for being the late wisher. May God grant all your prayers and give you a happy life!
Happy belated birthday, dear boss! Though my wishes are late but my feelings are fresh. Hope you had an amazing day and enjoyed a lot.
My dear boss, happy belated birthday! I’m sorry for being like a turtle and wishing you today instead of yesterday. Always be like this cheerful and friendly. May God give you many years of happy and healthy life!
My heartiest congratulations to you for another year of life! I regret for have forgotten your birthday and hope that you’ll forgive me. I wish, every day you find new reasons to smile and be very happy forever!
I’m sorry boss for not greeting you on your birthday and I know it made you feel bad because you love me and don’t expect such things from me. Sorry again. I hope all your prayers are granted and wishes are fulfilled. Happy belated birthday!
Late happy birthday, dear boss! You know, I was too busy and tensed about the running project and forgot your birthday. You are the person I respect and admire most and for forgetting your day I’m regretting. I hope you had a fantastic day with all your loved one. Many good wishes for the life ahead!
I can’t believe that I have forgotten your birthday! Please, don’t mind, I’m really feeling very bad. Though it’s late but I want to congratulate you with all my heart. Happy belated birthday, boss! Have a great life!
Late happy birthday! Actually, I didn’t forget your birthday, I wanted to wish you late because you were too busy receiving other’s wishes and might have forgotten who wished you and who didn’t.
I know I’m a bit late in wishing on your birthday, but think of the positive side. I’m helping you to celebrate the next day of your date of birth and you should thankful to me for this. Belated happy birthday!
I can’t believe how could I forgot your birthday! Although my greetings came late but I hope you know that I love you. Wishing you a blissful life that is blessed by God!
Belated happy birthday! It’s my fault that I couldn’t wish you on time and didn’t attend your birthday party. Really sorry for that. Even though I missed the celebration, I hope you had a fabulous day and enjoyed a lot!
There should be a rule that the birthday celebration should take place for at least 7 days. So that, some absent-minded people like me can wish the birthday person on time. Very sorry for the late wish!
I have deleted some unusual and unimportant things from my memory some days ago and I think your date of birth was deleted at that time. Just kidding! I’m sorry for the late wish. I hope your day was awesome and lovely!
I might forget your birthday but my blessings for you are unforgettable. I wish every day of your life be happy and joyful!
Belated happy birthday! Since I’m late, I know I don’t need to give you any birthday present because you will not give me any return gift.
A person like you is not special to me only for one day. That’s why I didn’t want to make you feel special by wishing you only on your birthday. Belated happy birthday and happy every day!
Late happy birthday! I may have forgotten to wish you but I promise I won’t be late to get the birthday treat from you.
Another year has passed and again I’ve forgotten your birthday. I think you should celebrate your birthday on the next day of your date of birth especially for me because every year I wish you on this date.
Do you celebrate your birthday twice in a year? Because it comes so quickly that I forget every time. Late happy birthday, dear! I know you must’ve enjoyed the day very much.
I thought you didn’t want to celebrate your birthday because you might not have wanted that people come to know your real age. That’s the reason I didn’t wish you. I hope you had a great day!
Although I forgot your birthday, I hope you didn’t forget to keep your birthday cake for me. Wish you a very happy life!
Am I getting old? Because many memories are being deleted from my mind. Excuse me for forgetting your birthday. Belated happy birthday! May your memory never become weak!
Whoops! I forgot about our different time zones and did not wish you in time. Well, happy belated birthday, from my time zone to yours!
Happy birthday! I know I’m one day late, but you can also look at this as the earliest wish you will ever get for your next birthday. That’s one new view, isn’t it?
Happy belated birthday my friend! I may be a day late, but isn’t there one saying that goes, “It’s the thought that counts?” I’m thinking of all the best wishes for you as I write this!
We had such a great celebration yesterday that I feel like I didn’t wish you enough! Happy belated birthday, and I hope you enjoyed the birthday party as much as we did!
By wishing you a belated birthday, I believe I have done my part in delaying your new age this year. But now that I wished you, you’re officially one year older!
Belated or not, your birthday should be celebrated just the same. Let’s celebrate your birthday – Round 2! Happy belated birthday my friend!
Being wished a happy belated birthday also means that you are eligible for a second birthday celebration. Are you up for it? I’m paying!
Belated though my wishes might be, I still wish you all the best in your studies, family matters and everything else in the same vigour! Best wishes!
Warm hugs and kisses coming your way to make up for my belated birthday wish! I hope this makes it okay!
Happy belated birthday to you! I hope that you will forgive me for wishing you later than intended – I was actually preparing the perfect gift for you and lost track of the time! Shall I take it that I am forgiven?
Simple Birthday Wishes
Happy belated birthday to you! I know I’m a little late, but my wishes are still good and true! Let’s meet up soon so that I can make it up to you, buddy!
I may be a day late for my birthday wishes, but that does not change the fact that I do wish you well with all my heart! Happy belated birthday and God bless!
Happy birthday! I know I wished you one day late, but you can also look at this as having people wishing you a great birthday for more than just a single day!
Happy birthday my dear friend. I know that I’m a day late for your birthday wishes, and I do apologize for that. Please accept my apologies and let me bring you out for a belated birthday celebration!
Dear best friend, happy belated birthday! May God shower you with plenty of blessings in your days, months and years to come.
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Oh no! Did you forget their birthday? Make amends with one of these happy belated birthday messages. Remember, it's better late than never!
Our extensive belated birthday wishes collection includes happy belated birthday for friends and family, with sections for brothers and sisters and friends. We even cover how to say "happy belated birthday" in other languages! So there's no excuse to miss saying happy birthday, even if you might be a a few days late!
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You might be wondering, is it correct to wish someone a "happy belated birthday", or should you say "belated happy birthday"?
Technically, the latter phrase "belated happy birthday" is more grammatically correct, because it is your wishes that are late, not the birthday. (References here and here.)
However, most people aren't too pedantic and it is quite acceptable to use either phrasing. "Happy belated birthday" is commonly used, and you'll find many greeting cards in the store that use that phrasing.
We hope you like the many belated birthday wishes on this page, and find the right words to wish your friends and family all the best, even if you're a few days late!
In this section you'll find a mix of short and sweet, and funny belated birthday wishes to help you sincerely apologize for missing his or her birthday, and to wish them all the best for the year ahead... even if you're a few days late!
You know what they say about birthday wishes - better late than never! Happy birthday!
I may have forgotten your birthday, but at least I remembered that I forgot! I'm so sorry! Sending my best belated happy birthday wishes to you!
May all your dreams come true! Wishing you a belated happy birthday!
Apologies for my belated happy birthday wishes! I hope your birthday was as special as you are!
Even though this is late, it's never too late to wish you the best of everything. I hope you have a brilliant year ahead!
There's a very good reason why this birthday wish is late... I forgot. I'm sorry! I hope you had a great day!
It wasn't your birthday I forgot... it was the date! I'm sorry. I hope you had a wonderful day!
Sending you the happiest of (late) birthday wishes. I'm so sorry I missed your special day! May the coming year be full of many blessings.
No excuse is good enough for missing your birthday! I am very sorry. A very (late) happy birthday to you!
Silly me! I missed your birthday! I'm so sorry. Belated happy birthday wishes to you!
I can't believe I forgot! I hope you had a really lovely birthday.
A million wishes and a thousand kisses all just for you. I'm sorry I missed your birthday. I hope it was a wonderful day!
I promise this card isn't late. It is intentionally arriving after your birth-day, because I think you deserve a whole birth-month. Happy Birth-month!
I didn't forget your birthday! I just wanted to make it last longer!
Now that everyone else's birthday wishes have worn off, here's a great big one from me!
May this be the least belated of all your belated birthday wishes!
Let me be the first to offer you belated birthday wishes!
I'm so sorry for sending you belated birthday wishes. Honestly, I didn't think you would live this long. Happy Birthday!
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A collection of cute, short rhyming verses and poems to wish him or her a belated happy birthday.
Roses are red,
Violets are blue,
Here are some late
Birthday wishes for you!
Your birthday came,
Your birthday went.
Here's the wish
I should have sent!
Oh my goodness.
Me oh my!
I let your birthday
Just slip right by.
Roses are red,
Cacti are prickly,
Sorry this card didn't
Get there more quickly!
A little late I must confess,
But it doesn't mean that I care less!
So sorry for the small delay,
I do hope you had an awesome day!
Although my wishes turned up late,
I hope your birthday turned out great!
This birthday wish, although delayed,
Is warmly and sincerely made!
Happy belated birthday!
Sorry this card is
A little bit late.
I remembered your birthday,
Just not the date!
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Uh oh! You forgot your friend's birthday? Make it up to him or her with one of these belated happy birthday messages, and rescue your friendship while it's not too late!
These first messages are more sincere and heartfelt belated birthday greetings, where you apologize for your lateness and wish them all the best!
I hope that your birthday was as wonderful and special as you are. Sorry for my late birthday wishes!
A very late happy birthday to you, may all your wishes and dreams come true!
I wish I could rewind the clock just to get back to the right time to say happy birthday. Please forgive me! I hope you had a great day.
HBBD! That stands for Happy Belated Birthday! Love, YTDF (Your Terribly Disorganized Friend).
I'm so sorry I forgot your birthday. The good news is that if you forget mine next year I'll forgive you. Happy Belated Birthday!
These next late birthday wishes for friends are funny and sassy, and try to diffuse the situation you've got yourself into!
Happy Birthday! (Leave it to me to say the right thing at the wrong time.) I hope you had a good one!
I'm so sorry I forgot your birthday. But hey, at least I didn't forget that I forgot. Happy belated birthday!
Sorry I missed your birthday! But you know me, always fashionably late. Belated happy birthday wishes to you!
Happy Birthday! Don't think of this as a late birthday card. Consider it a very early one for next year. Here's wishing you a wonderful year ahead!
Happy Birthday to a warm, understanding, kind, fun, and special friend. (See? Wasn't that worth waiting for?)
I didn't really forget your birthday... I just wanted to help you prolong the celebrations! Happy belated birthday!
I didn't really forget your special day... I just figured you deserved more than one. Happy Belated Birthday!
I know you think this card is a few days late. It's actually worse than that. This is your card from 2015 that I only just got around to sending. Happy Belated Birthday!
You're such a good friend with lots of wonderful gifts - lucky for me, one of them is forgiveness! Sorry I missed your big day.
Sure, everyone remembers you on your birthday. But a true friend remembers you on the days after too!
I didn't want to throw you off and actually send your card on time. This way, you know it's from me! Hope you had a good one.
I thought I would leave you a while to come to terms with your age before sending your birthday card this year. You're welcome. Happy Belated Birthday!
I know this card is late, but I just wanted to give you time to catch your breath after blowing out ALL of those candles!
I know birthday wishes are extra special, but so is getting mail and cards on any day. So I'm sending you some extra special late birthday wishes your way to be enjoyed on this non-birthday day!
I am so grateful to have a friend such as you, who is loving and forgiving, and not forgetful, like me! Happy late birthday wishes to you!
Holy Cow, I forgot your birthday! Happy belated birthday. I am udderly ashamed of myself.
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Oh no, you missed your brother's birthday? Make it up to him with one of these late birthday wishes, and get back into his good books! These messages could also be adapted for your male cousins too.
I would move the sun and moon, turn back the clock for you. But violating the laws of physics seemed like overkill, so here's your card late. Happy birthday brother!
I know I'm late wishing you a happy birthday, but mine is coming around soon, and revenge is sweet. I won't mind, promise! Happy birthday bro!
Technically I didn't *forget* your birthday... I just didn't remember it on time! Sorry!
Sorry I forgot your birthday. But at your age, I don't suppose it matters? Happy belated birthday old bro!
How about we both just pretend that this was on time? Happy birthday!
I know you received so many birthday wishes yesterday, but who's here with you today? That's right! Me. Happy birthday bro!
Oh crap! I missed your birthday! I wish I had a great excuse like I was busy saving the world or something, but unfortunately not. I hope it was a good one!
Apologies for my time perception disorder. Belated happy birthday!
I know I missed your birthday, but I promise I won't do it again this year! Happy late birthday wishes to you!
If you were born just a few days later then these could have been the first wishes on your birthday! But sadly not. Sorry they're late happy birthday wishes!
Forgive me for wishing you a belated happy birthday. I didn't realize people live to such an old age, I had assumed you were dead. Happy birthday elder brother!
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A collection of mostly funny late birthday wishes that try to justify why your birthday wishes are belated! Good luck, and I hope you get back in her good books soon!
These messages could also be altered slightly to wish a female cousin a belated happy birthday too.
Happy Belated Birthday sis! I'm so sorry I forgot to write earlier, but how do you expect me to remember your birthday if you never look any older?
I'm so sorry I forgot your birthday. The good news is that I also forgot your age. Happy Belated Birthday sister!
You probably get lots of messages on your birthday. But what about after? When the balloons have withered and the cake has crumbled? Who's thinking of you then? Who's looking out for you when the spotlight's off? I am, that's who. Me. Happy birthday sister!
I don't think you have changed much since your last birthday. You are just as young & beautiful as you were last year. Maybe that is the reason why I forgot your birthday this year? Happy birthday my dear sister!
You do realize I didn't technically "forget" your birthday? I'm just fashionably late... as usual. Happy Birthday dearest sister!
The biggest surprise is always last one. Not wishing you on time was totally intentional. I just wanted to give you a surprise. Happy belated birthday sister!
A late birthday card is better than a late period. Happy belated birthday to you!
If someone forgets your birthday, take it as a compliment. You must not have aged enough for them to have noticed. Happy belated birthday sister!
I'm not really that late in wishing you a happy birthday, it's just that I didn't want to be the first one to remind you that you're getting older. Happy birthday sister!
Now that we are getting so much older, I really hope that you forget that I forgot your big day! Belated happy birthday wishes from one oldie to another!
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Are you wondering how do you wish someone a happy belated birthday in Spanish? Here are some options:
Feliz cumpleaños atrasado. (Happy belated birthday)
Feliz cumpleaños tardío. (Happy late birthday)
Feliz cumpleaños aunque sea con retraso. (Happy birthday, even if late.)
Feliz cumpleaños aunque sea un poco tarde. (Happy birthday, even if it's a bit late.)
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In this collection you'll find a mix of cute, funny, and sincere belated birthday gifs and images with wishes and quotes, so you can apologize in style!
Happy belated birthday!
Agnes Sorry GIF from Agnes GIFs
Forgiveness Please GIF from Forgiveness GIFs
Sorry this card is a little bit late. I remembered your birthday, just not the date!
I'm so sorry I forgot your birthday. The good news is that I also forgot your age! Happy Belated Birthday.
You know what they say about birthday wishes - better late than never! Happy birthday!
Now that everyone else's birthday wishes have worn off, here's a great big one from me! Happy belated birthday.
Holy Cow, I forgot your birthday! I am udderly ashamed of myself. Happy belated birthday.
Happy Birthday! May these be the least belated of all your late birthday wishes!
Even though this is late, it's never too late to wish you the best of everything. I hope you have a brilliant year ahead! Happy Birthday.
I know this card is late, but I just wanted to give you time to catch your breath after blowing out ALL of those candles!
Your birthday came,
your birthday went.
Here's the wish
I should have sent!
Happy Belated Birthday!
Happy Belated Birthday! (Leave it to me to say the right thing at the wrong time... sorry!)
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Still looking for just the right message? Maye you want a message for a particular birthday year, or an extra funny message? Find the perfect late birthday wishes on one of these pages:
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On this page, we have a brilliant list of unique and purposeful messages that you can send to a birthday celebrant on the night of their special day to wish them a.