kasbomm

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Etymology[edit]

From kas- from kös ("heap") referring to the spherical properties of the stomach of a pregnant woman + bomm an informal word meaning "pregnant".[1]

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kasbomm

  1. highly pregnant
    • Spegillinn (the Mirror)[2]
      Hafið þið ekki heyrt hvernig er ástatt hjá henni frú Jónasínu? Hún er nú bara kasbomm og maðurinn búinn að vera svona lengi í siglingu.
      Have you not heard how things are with miss Jónasína? She is notably expecting with her husband having been on a sea voyage for so long.

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