120 Happy Belated Birthday Wishes: Cute & Beautiful

When you’re late to celebrate this very special occasion, these beautiful belated happy birthday wishes can cheer them up. Cute belated birthday birthday greetings provide plenty of options for saying you’re sorry you’re late and that you still wish them a happy birthday in a special, funny and heart-melting way. You’ve missed their day and it is just fine.

If you wonder whether it is correct to say happy belated birthday or not, the answer is that belated happy birthday is the correct formulation and right way to say this phrase.

Here you can find a best compilation of sweet belated birthday messages to share with your friend, spouse, lover, sibling, or colleague.

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Simple Belated Birthday Wishes

Better late than never! And besides, the wishes are good on any date.

Even though this is late, it’s never too late to wish you the best of everything always.

Happy belated birthday to this special person who is worthy of “on-time” wishes. Sorry, I picked Snail Mail to deliver it.

I’m so sorry this is getting to you late, but please know I was thinking of you and wishing you everything wonderful.

I can’t believe I missed your birthday, because you’re too special to ever forget.

A belated birthday wishes that your life may be filled with joy, peace and the love that you deserve.

I’m actually kind of glad this is late because now it’s a happy surprise!

Deep down in my heart, I am hoping you had a wonderful birthday celebration. I wasn’t able to send my wishes on time because time flipped so fast. Find it in your heart to forgive me. Happy birthday dove.

Happy belated birthday to my irreplaceable friend. Although my greetings come late, our friendship always comes first. I cherish you now, today, tomorrow and forever more. Happy birthday.

I didn’t really forget your special day…I just wanted the happiness to last a little longer.

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“Better late than never” and here is to wish you a day that is special just like you. moreover, you are one of a kind to me. Happy birthday.

You are so young and tender. I forgot you are turning a year older. That is so amazing because you will stop being annoying. You know I love you to bits.

I am sorry mate but you know I am always true. In reality, I got fashionably late for another MAJOR event. I hope that someday your birthday may be a national holiday. Happy belated birthday.

Too bad that my punctual birthday message wasn’t part of the big day. However, I hope you had an incredible birthday.

No matter how late my message comes, you know I truly love you. I hope you ate some big cake for the two of us. Happy belated birthday.

I can’t believe you are almost getting grey hair. No wonder I am late in wishing you a happy birthday. Happy late birthday.

My belated birthday wish is just another chance t celebrate the party twice. Let’s do it. Happy belated birthday.

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Cute Happy Belated Birthday Wishes

May all your dreams come true! Wishing you a belated happy birthday!

Belated Happy Birthday. I am so sorry that I forgot. Best wishes for the coming year.

I know you like to draw out your birthday celebrations as long as possible! So happy belated birthday!

It took me some time to believe that you’re getting older. But then I thought you’re getting wiser too! Happy belated Birthday!

I didn’t really forget your special day…I just wanted the happiness to last a little longer.

These wishes aren’t late, they’re just super early for next year! Happy birthday!

Belated happy birthday wishes to you! I so wanted to be on time but then I ended up being a little late… I promise I’ll be better next year!

A belated happy birthday! May every blessing find its way to your door—and hopefully faster than this card!

I truly hope your birthday was the best one yet. Sorry, I missed it.

Happy belated birthday! I hope whatever you wished for comes true this next year.

I know this is late—why break tradition? Hope your day was fun.

Whether my birthday wishes are this year (or technically for next year) they are still sincere in wanting nothing but the best for you!

Sorry, to be the last one to wish you a happy birthday, but my sincere feelings are always with you.

This is late, I know, but I hope it was a fantastic birthday for you!

While this message comes to you a little late, my wishes for your happiness and health are timeless. Hope your birthday was as wonderful as you are.

Receive my sincere but belated wishes for happiness for your special day. I am also sending prayers for blessings and prosperity in the year to come.

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Birthdays are meant to be fun and a celebration of milestones. I know you had a great one even though I missed it.

UGH! My brain short-circuited and I forgot your birthday. Please forgive me, and belated wishes to you!

I totally messed up and forgot your birthday. Hopefully, it was as fantastic as you are!

I must be getting more forgetful with age! I completely forgot your birthday but am still sending the most love-filled birthday wishes to you!

Belated happy birthday! Remember, the best celebrations are those that are worth waiting for. Here’s to a year of incredible moments ahead.

I really wanted to send you this birthday wish on time, but it wasn’t meant to be! Happiest of late birthday wishes!

From the bottom of my heart, I am sorry to have missed your special day! Belated birthday wishes!

Let birthday wishes for sister make your special someone’s day a great day.

Belated Birthday Wishes for Friends

Good friends know that even if your birthday wish is late, it doesn’t mean you’re loved any less. Thanks for being such a good friend. Hope it was happy!

Happy Birthday to a warm, understanding, kind, fun, and special friend. (See? Wasn’t that worth waiting for?)

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.

Yep — I forgot your birthday; but I could never forget a friend as great as you.

Belated happy birthday to you. I hope you know that I would never miss the birthday of a good friend like you on purpose.

Oops, I’m a bit behind on celebrating the amazing person you are. Belated happy birthday, my friend! Let’s make up for lost time with an adventure only we could have.

Kindly forget that I forgot your birthday. I cannot forgive myself if you haven’t forgiven me. Save a friend from crumbling inside. Happy birthday bestie.

Even though this is late, it’s never too late to wish you the best of everything—always.

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 didn’t know whether to send you a handwritten letter, an email, a Facebook message, a text, a tweet, or a voice message. It took me a whole day to decide, so I ended up running late. Here, happy belated birthday wishes to you!

I may have missed the exact day, but I could never forget the incredible friend you are. Belated birthday wishes filled with love and laughter!

My memory is weakening pretty fast, but I can never forget the incredible memories we have made over the years. Happy birthday to you!

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I can’t say enough how sorry I am for the late wishes on your birthday this year. Time simply got away from me on this one, my friend!

It seems you’ve been blessed with everything apart from a punctual birthday message from me. I hope you had a glorious day. Belated happy birthday, faithful friend.

Happy birthday to a warm, understanding, kind, fun and special friend. (See? Wasn’t that worth waiting for?)

Happy belated birthday to you. Thank you for being a beautiful and understanding person. I hope the year ahead comes with answered prayers and breakthroughs. You are a phenomenal person.

Somehow, I lost track of time, and I seem to have missed your special day. I am so sorry. I hope that it was spectacular. Belated happy birthday!

Happy belated birthday, Dear. Life is so busy nowadays, and I’m forgetful as always. I hope you’re enjoying a lot with your friends and family!

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Funny Belated Birthday Wishes

You know what they say about birthday wishes — better late than never!

I’m so sorry I forgot to remember your birthday.

I know I’m late with your birthday card, but at least I’m on time with an apology.

Better late than never! Hope you had a wonderful birthday!

I just didn’t want to break it to you that you are OLD! Ha Ha! Happy birthday!

Birthdays are special days, but you are special every day!

This wish is late, so we can celebrate longer! Happy birthday!

I didn’t really forget your special day, I just figured you deserved more than one. Belated happy birthday! Let’s extend the celebration.

Legend has it, if someone forgets your birthday, then you don’t get older that year. You’re welcome!

Surprise! I didn’t actually forget your birthday! Belated birthday wishes!

No need to thank me for the belated birthday wishes, that’s what friends are for! Happy birthday!

Hopefully, you didn’t feel bad about me missing your birthday because I sure didn’t! Happy belated birthday, friend!

Happiest of belated birthday wishes to the most forgiving person I know! I wish you the best this year!

Belated happy birthday! I’m blaming my tardiness on the time zone difference—it’s still your birthday somewhere, right?

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How am I supposed to remember your birthday, when you don’t look any older?

My birthday wishes aren’t late, you’re just old and confused! Love you!

Sometimes you need a friend to remember your birthday, and sometimes you need a friend at 3 a.m. to help hide a body. I can’t be both! Happy belated birthday!

There’s a very good reason why this birthday wish is late. I forgot. I’m sorry! Hope your day was terrific.

I’m sorry this birthday card isn’t on time, but it’s actually the earliest I’ve ever been late!

My thoughts of you were on time — it’s only the CARD that’s late! Hope you had a great birthday.

It wasn’t your birthday I forgot — it was the date. Hope your day was happy.

Happy Birthday! (Leave it to me to say the right thing at the wrong time.)

This birthday wish isn’t late — I’m just making sure I’m early so I don’t miss it next year.

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Belated Birthday Wishes for Family

My dear sister, I am so sorry this birthday wish is late. You’re the best and deserve the best birthday wishes!

Belated happy birthday big brother. I wish I could attend your birthday, but work was so hectic. I hope you had a wonderful day.

Sorry, for the belated birthday wishes. I prefer to celebrate with you every day of the year!

Belated happy birthday! It’s true that I forgot your birthday, but the most pleasant thing is, I didn’t forget you. So, be happy!

To my dearest, even though this comes a little late, my love and wishes for you are always on time. Hope your birthday was as special as you are to me. Belated happy birthday!

My greetings may not be on time, but you are highly thought of. The wish of happiness is always superb on any day. Happy new year! Happy belated birthday!

Oh dear, I missed your birthday. I hope it was fabulous. I wish you good health and happiness for the year to come. Receive my belated birthday wishes.

I want to give you double hugs, double kisses that are your bonus gifts to make up for being late wishing you a happy belated birthday.

I might have missed marking the date, but celebrating you is a year-round affair for me. Belated happy birthday to a very special member of our family.

This is a late birthday wish just to remind you that you are celebrating a new year once again. May this year bring forth desirable success, renewed hope, and immeasurable joy. Happy birthday.

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Darling, despite the delay of my birthday wishes to you, please know that I am very ashamed and truly regret that. I promise to make it up to you. Happy belated birthday!

My sweet sister, I hope your day was filled with love and lots of gifts! Happy belated wishes to you!

Have a great second day of birthday celebrations (thanks to my forgetfulness)! Happy belated birthday, Dad!

Double kisses. Double hugs. Double prayers and double gifts. I am sending bonuses to make up for my lateness. I love you double times more. Happy late birthday.

Happy birthday, Cousin! Thanks to me, your birthday celebration has been extended!! Love you!

Happy belated wishes! I have already started counting the days until next year, so hopefully I don’t forget again! Much love!

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Belated Birthday Wishes for Co-workers

Time slipped by, and I missed your most important day. I sure hope it was fantastic!

Birthday celebrations aren’t just about the day you were born but also the amazing ways you continue to impact this world. Happy belated birthday.

These wishes might be one day late, but I hope your birthday yesterday was everything you hoped it would be.

I am deeply sorry for missing your birthday. The important thing is that you had fun. Have a beautiful and prosperous year ahead.

Belated happy birthday! The office wasn’t the same without a proper celebration for you. Let’s rectify that with some belated birthday treats!

Sorry I couldn’t catch up with you on your birthday! Hope it was great!

My belated wish for your birthday is that you are filled with much joy in the coming year.

I didn’t realize it was your birthday!! Happy birthday, hope you had an amazing day.

I wasn’t sure how to wish you a belated happy birthday, but I thought it would probably be best to start off by apologizing for missing the actual day! Sorry for the late wishes!

I regret this birthday wish is late and pray you had a wonderful birthday! Many blessings and peace be with you this next year to come!

Happy belated birthday! I tried so hard to come up with the perfect birthday message, that I actually missed your birthday. Sorry!

I may have missed out on the actual day, but there’s no way I’d miss the chance to wish an awesome colleague like you a happy belated birthday. Here’s to a great year ahead!

Since I got this wish in only a few hours late, is it technically even belated?! Hope you had a great birthday!

Each of these belated birthday wishes is crafted to convey your heartfelt or humorous sentiments, ensuring the recipient feels celebrated and valued, even if the wishes arrive a bit after their special day.