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Pregnant and be pregnant - thesaurus

Synonyms

pregnant

adjective

if a woman is pregnant, she has a baby developing inside her body

expectant

adjective

an expectant mother or father will soon be a parent of a new baby

be expecting (a baby)

to be pregnant

carry

verb

old-fashioned if a woman is carrying a child, she is pregnant

in the family way

pregnant

heavily pregnant

a heavily pregnant woman has a very large stomach because her baby will be born soon

the patter of tiny feet

used for saying that someone is going to have a baby

up the spout

old-fashioned pregnant

have a bun in the oven

to be pregnant

heavy with child

an old way of saying that a woman is pregnant and her baby will be born soon

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be with child

to be pregnant

blooming

adjective

looking healthy and attractive. This is often used about pregnant women, sometimes in a slightly humorous way.

carrying

adjective

Indian English pregnant

great with child

an old phrase meaningpregnant

in the club

pregnant

preggers

adjective

Britishspoken pregnant

three/four/five etc months gone

pregnant for three/four/five etc months

up the duff

pregnant

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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