Meaning of “pregnant” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /ˈpreɡnənt/
Extra Examples
About 4 million women are pregnant in the US at any given time.He ditched his girlfriend when she got pregnant.I gained two stone when I was pregnant.I think Isabel might be pregnant.It's easy to let yourself go when you're pregnant.

B1 A pregnant woman has a baby developing inside her uterus:

to get pregnant
She's five months pregnant.
a pregnant pause/silence

a pause or silence full of meaning that is not said in words

(Definition of “pregnant” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)