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birth control pill

Syllabification: birth con·trol pill

Definition of birth control pill in English:

noun

A contraceptive pill.
Example sentences
  • A progestin-only contraceptive is one kind of birth control pill.
  • I recently became pregnant while taking the birth control pill.
  • While it resembles a birth control pill in many areas, the patch presents benefits the pill doesn't.

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