big with child

big with child
advanced in pregnancy.

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  • big with child — old fashioned : pregnant and almost ready to give birth a woman who was big with child • • • Main Entry: ↑big …   Useful english dictionary

  • big with child — ► big with child archaic advanced in pregnancy. Main Entry: ↑big …   English terms dictionary

  • great or big with child — idi great or big with child, (of a human female) being in the late stages of pregnancy …   From formal English to slang

  • big with child — Pregnant …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • with child — adjective in an advanced stage of pregnancy was big with child was great with child • Syn: ↑big, ↑enceinte, ↑expectant, ↑gravid, ↑great, ↑large, ↑heavy …   Useful english dictionary

  • with child — Synonyms and related words: anticipating, big with child, big laden, breeding, carrying, carrying a fetus, expecting, gestating, gravid, great, heavy, heavy with child, knocked up, parturient, preggers, pregnant, superfetate, superimpregnated,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • big — ► ADJECTIVE (bigger, biggest) 1) of considerable size, physical power, or extent. 2) of considerable importance or seriousness. 3) informal exciting great interest or popularity. 4) informal, often ironic generous: ‘That s big of you!’ ● …   English terms dictionary

  • big — /bIg/ adjective comparative bigger superlative biggest 1 SIZE of more than average size, amount, weight etc: a big house | Your baby s getting big! | a big increase in prices | the biggest hotel in New York | She had a big grin on her face. |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • be with child — Be pregnant, be big, be on the increase, be enceinte, be in the family way …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • big — /bɪg / (say big) adjective (bigger, biggest) 1. large in size, height, width, amount, etc. 2. filled; teeming: eyes big with tears. 3. loud: a big noise. 4. large in compass or conception; magnanimous; generous; liberal: a big heart; big gesture …  

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