Synonyms of pregnant in English:

pregnant


See definition of pregnant

adjective

1‘when I told Chris I was pregnant, I expected him to panic’

SYNONYMS

expecting a baby, having a baby, with a baby on the way, having a child, expectant, carrying a child

enceinte

informal expecting, in the family way, expecting a happy event, preggers, preggy, with a bun in the oven, with one in the oven, up the pole

British informal in the club, up the duff, in the pudding club, up the spout, up the stick

North American informal knocked up, having swallowed a watermelon seed

Australian informal preggo, clucky, with a joey in the pouch

dated, informal in trouble, in pod

archaic with child, big with child, heavy with child, in a delicate condition, in an interesting condition, childing, on the way

technical gravid, parturient

rare impregnate

North American rare infanticipating, storked

expect, carry, bear

2‘a sacred rite, pregnant with religious significance’

SYNONYMS

filled, charged, heavy, fraught, replete, teeming

full of, abounding in, rich in

3‘there was a pregnant pause’

SYNONYMS

meaningful, significant, eloquent

suggestive, expressive, loaded, meaning, charged, pointed, telling, revealing, weighty