[ UK /pɹˈɛɡnənt/ ]
[ US /ˈpɹɛɡnənt/ ]
  1. rich in significance or implication
    a meaning look
    a significant silence
  2. carrying developing offspring within the body or being about to produce new life
  3. filled with or attended with
    words fraught with meaning
    a silence pregnant with suspense
    an incident fraught with danger
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How To Use pregnant In A Sentence

  • · “Adult family member” is defined as “a person over 21 years of age who is the parent, grandparent, step-parent living in the household, or legal guardian” of the pregnant teen. Archive 2009-07-01
  • A 19-year-old man was killed and four other people, including a pregnant woman, were injured when their car was riddled with bullets by the soldiers.
  • Most mums-to-be want to look just as nice as they did before they became pregnant.
  • I don't think I look pregnant to the unknowing eye (like I've always had this little paunch), but to those who do know it's there, it's really there.
  • If you wish to ascertain if a woman be with child, give her hydromel to drink when she is going to sleep, and has not taken supper, and if she be seized with tormina in the belly, she is with child, but otherwise she is not pregnant. Aphorisms
  • Robin's wife is pregnant with their second baby.
  • This definitely could make the difference between people getting pregnant or not. Times, Sunday Times
  • Poor female alpacas are pregnant for nearly 12 months and have no sooner had a baby, known as a cria, than they are keen to breed again. IcBirmingham
  • She is pregnant, unwell and exhausted and something has to be done. Times, Sunday Times
  • Today, we no longer gasp when we hear a teenage girl is pregnant or whisper about unmarried couples who live together.
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