Share this entry

Share this page

preggy

Line breaks: preggy
Pronunciation: /ˈprɛɡi
 
/
(also preggie)

Definition of preggy in English:

adjective

informal
(Of a woman) pregnant: I can’t wait to get preggie
More example sentences
  • Haven't seen the preggie base jumper story yet, will have to google it and have a read while I have a cuppa.
  • My memory is getting preggy brain fug.
  • I yak about it here and also point you to a most astonishing photo of her preggy balloon-belly.

Origin

1930s: abbreviation of pregnant + -y1.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day resilient
Pronunciation: rɪˈzɪlɪənt
adjective
able to recoil or spring back into shape…