Definition of pregnantly in US English:

pregnantly

adverb

  • See pregnant

    • ‘The audio is a perfectly timed machine-noise fugue that pops, clicks, squawks and, every so often, pauses pregnantly.’
    • ‘He paused pregnantly and then added: ‘I genuinely mean that.'’

Pronunciation

pregnantly

/ˈpreɡnəntlē//ˈprɛɡnəntli/