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preggo Line breaks: preggo
Pronunciation: /ˈprɛɡəʊ/

Definition of preggo in English:

adjective

Australian /NZ informal
(Of a woman) pregnant: my preggo sister had a sudden intense craving for ketchup
More example sentences
  • Might as well be pragmatic and just jump straight to the ugly preggo wear.
  • She is 6 months preggo and if the weather is dangerously hot, I know she won't be able to run it.
  • At first you thought him leaving his preggo girlfriend didn't seem like a big deal.

Origin

1950s: abbreviation of pregnant + -o.

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