What does pregnant mean?

Definitions for pregnant
ˈprɛg nəntpreg·nant

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word pregnant.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pregnant(adj)

    carrying developing offspring within the body or being about to produce new life

  2. meaning(a), pregnant, significant(adj)

    rich in significance or implication

    "a meaning look"

  3. fraught(p), pregnant(adj)

    filled with or attended with

    "words fraught with meaning"; "an incident fraught with danger"; "a silence pregnant with suspense"


  1. pregnant(Adjective)

    Carrying developing offspring within the body.

    I went to the doctor and, guess what, we're pregnant!

  2. pregnant(Adjective)

    Having numerous possibilities or implications.

  3. pregnant(Adjective)

    Fertile, prolific (usually of soil, ground etc.).

  4. Origin: (compare archaic Modern French prégnant), from Classical praegnans, variant of praegnas, probably from prae- + gnasci.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pregnant(adj)

    being with young, as a female; having conceived; great with young; breeding; teeming; gravid; preparing to bring forth

  2. Pregnant(adj)

    heavy with important contents, significance, or issue; full of consequence or results; weighty; as, pregnant replies

  3. Pregnant(adj)

    full of promise; abounding in ability, resources, etc.; as, a pregnant youth

  4. Pregnant(noun)

    a pregnant woman

  5. Pregnant(adj)

    affording entrance; receptive; yielding; willing; open; prompt

  6. Origin: [L. praegnans, -antis; prae before + genere, gignere, to beget: cf. F. prgnant. See Gender, 2d Kin.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pregnant

    preg′nant, adj. being with child or young: fruitful: abounding with results: full of meaning: implying more than is actually expressed: ready-witted: clever: ingenious: full of promise: free: evident: clear.—n. Preg′nancy, state of being pregnant: fertility: unusual capacity.—adv. Preg′nantly. [O. Fr.—L. prægnans, -antis.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'pregnant' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4334

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'pregnant' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2993

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'pregnant' in Adjectives Frequency: #559

How to pronounce pregnant?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say pregnant in sign language?

  1. pregnant


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pregnant in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pregnant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of pregnant in a Sentence

  1. The Fort Myers mother:

    I’m 20 weeks pregnant.

  2. Hollie McKay/Fox News -RRB- Sudani:

    And some of the ISIS wives are pregnant.

  3. Heather Padgett:

    I never thought I'd be pregnant and using drugs.

  4. Claire Danes:

    I am pregnant, i am deep into my second trimester.

  5. Jim Pivarnik:

    She is a high level athlete who happens to be pregnant.

Images & Illustrations of pregnant

  1. pregnantpregnantpregnantpregnantpregnant

Popularity rank by frequency of use


Translations for pregnant

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for pregnant »


Find a translation for the pregnant definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • Chinese - Simplified 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • Chinese - Traditional 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Spanish Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • Japanese 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Portuguese Português (Portuguese)
  • German Deutsch (German)
  • Arabic العربية (Arabic)
  • French Français (French)
  • Russian Русский (Russian)
  • Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • Korean 한국어 (Korean)
  • Hebrew עברית (Hebrew)
  • Ukrainian Український (Ukrainian)
  • Urdu اردو (Urdu)
  • Hungarian Magyar (Hungarian)
  • Hindi मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesian Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italian Italiano (Italian)
  • Tamil தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Turkish Türkçe (Turkish)
  • Telugu తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • Thai ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Vietnamese Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Czech Čeština (Czech)
  • Polish Polski (Polish)
  • Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Romanian Românește (Romanian)
  • Dutch Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Greek Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latin Latinum (Latin)
  • Swedish Svenska (Swedish)
  • Danish Dansk (Danish)
  • Finnish Suomi (Finnish)
  • Persian فارسی (Persian)
  • Yiddish ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • Armenian հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norwegian Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English English (English)

Discuss these pregnant definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"pregnant." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 20 Aug. 2019. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/pregnant>.

Are we missing a good definition for pregnant? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for pregnant:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.