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Clipping of pregnant or pregnancy.


preg (comparative more preg, superlative most preg)

  1. (informal) Pregnant.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:pregnant
    • 1977, Erich Segal, Oliver's Story, HarperTorch, published 2002, →ISBN, page 318:
      The Simpsons have a little son and Gwen is preg with number two.
    • 1989, Carole L. Glickfeld, “What My Mother Knows”, in Useful Gifts, University of Georgia Press, →ISBN, page 4:
      My ma's the one who told us Frankie Frangione's mother was preg again.
    • 1994, Catherine Clifton Clark, The Saturday Treat, Magna Large Print Books, published 1994, →ISBN, page 225:
      'Am I? Well, I'll let you in to a secret. I'm pretty sure I'm preg."


preg (plural pregs)

  1. (informal) Pregnancy.
    • 2008, Nancy J. Howe, Dear Owie, Vantage Press, published 2008, →ISBN, page 29:
      Pat told me once at their house that I should not play badminton because I might fall. She, who rode horses every day of her pregs!
    • 2008, Jonathan Kellerman, Compulsion, Ballantine, published 2008, →ISBN, page 308:
      She'd lost all her preg weight, but twenty-five months later was still a little poochy in front, favored baggy sweatshirts.
    • 2010 June 8, Linda Russell, “Notes from the new-mother zone”, in The Globe and Mail:
      There was nothing even approaching the near-great, so (and I can't believe I ever had this much free time in my former life) I actually designed and sewed all my preg stuff myself.

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preg n (definite singular preget, indefinite plural preg, definite plural prega or pregene)

  1. impression



  1. imperative of prege