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preggo Line breaks: preggo
Pronunciation: /ˈprɛɡəʊ/

Definition of preggo in English:


Australian /NZ informal
(Of a woman) pregnant: my preggo sister had a sudden intense craving for ketchup
More example sentences
  • 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.
  • If I don't get preggo soon I might go out and get another dog or something really crazy!
  • Might as well be pragmatic and just jump straight to the ugly preggo wear.


1950s: abbreviation of pregnant + -o.

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