with child meaning

  "with child" in a sentence
Adjective: with child  withchIld
  1. In an advanced stage of pregnancy
    "was big with child"; "was great with child"
    - big, enceinte, expectant, gravid, great, large, heavy

See also: pregnant

[American slang]
Euph. pregnant. (Biblical. Typically: be ~; get a woman ~.)
  The first thing he did after he got married was to get his wife with child.
  She deliberately set out to get herself with child, as they say.


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  1. she has gone six months with child.
  2. she is ( heavy ) with child again.
  3. she is heavy with child again.
  4. she is big with child again.
  5. you had a love affair all summer and got this girl with child and now i suppose you'll sneak off.

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