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(of a woman) pregnant:‘my preggo sister had a sudden intense craving for ketchup’
expecting a baby, having a baby, with a baby on the way, having a child, expectant, carrying a childView synonyms
- ‘She is 6 months preggo and if the weather is dangerously hot, I know she won't be able to run it.’
- ‘If I don't get preggo soon I might go out and get another dog or something really crazy!’
- ‘At first you thought him leaving his preggo girlfriend didn't seem like a big deal.’
- ‘My brother now has it, which is worrying because his wife is preggo and I don't think my little niece can get any more sick.’
- ‘Might as well be pragmatic and just jump straight to the ugly preggo wear.’
1950s: abbreviation of pregnant + -o.
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