baby bump

noun

Definition of baby bump 

: the enlarged abdomen of a pregnant woman

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Natalie Portman— Nominated for Best Actress for Black Swan, Natalie must shine on the red carpet on Sunday—baby bump and all. Crystal Tate, Woman's Day, "Oscar Fashion Predictions," 25 Feb. 2011 The 25-year-old showed off her baby bump in a blush pink sleeveless bodycon dress with a thigh-high leg slit. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Cardi B's Baby Shower Was as Extra as You Expected," 27 June 2018 The Duchess of Cambridge showed off her baby bump—in a blue Jenny Packham overcoat and dress—during a visit to St. Thomas' Hospital in London. Alex Warner, Marie Claire, "Kate Middleton Says Prince William Is "in Denial" About the Arrival of the Third Royal Baby," 27 Feb. 2018 Pippa covered up her baby bump with a bespoke white Broderie Anglaise Bergman dress by Anna Mason. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "Pippa Middleton's Wimbledon Dress​ Is Nice and All, but Have You Seen Her Shoes?," 5 July 2018 The Bronx native boasted her baby bump in a lavish dress as she and her husband were draped in their usual set of icy jewelry. Michael Saponara, Billboard, "Cardi B Hosts Lavish Baby Shower With Offset: See Photos & Video," 27 June 2018 The Fixer Upper star and Magnolia Market founder just flaunted her growing baby bump in a colorful maxi dress on the latest summer issue of the Magnolia Journal, which was delivered to subscribers this week. Jessica Leigh Mattern, Country Living, "Joanna Gaines Shows Off Her Growing Baby Bump on New Magazine Cover," 2 May 2018 After sharing the baby announcement, Nielsen has continued to share updates on her growing baby bump. Karen Mizoguchi, PEOPLE.com, "Pregnant Brigitte Nielsen, 54, Says Husband Mattia Dessi, 39, Will Be a 'Great Papa' to Her Fifth Child," 17 June 2018 Unlike Beyoncé's Instagram-shattering picture in 2017, Cardi is wearing no clothes while flaunting her baby bump. Carl Lamarre, Billboard, "Cardi B & Offset Welcome Their First Child Kulture Kiari Cephus," 11 July 2018

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First Known Use of baby bump

2003, in the meaning defined above

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