Definition of push present in US English:

push present

(also push gift)


  • A gift given to a woman shortly after she has given birth, typically by her spouse or partner.

    ‘I gave my wife a push present for each of our eight kids’
    • ‘Push presents are ridiculous, your healthy beautiful child should be present enough.’
    • ‘I received a push present for all my kids.’
    • ‘I think the idea of a push present is kinda silly.’
    • ‘She also insisted her push gift be the addition on our house, which is still going on.’
    • ‘This idea of being "owed" a push gift is so unbelievably greedy.’