baby bump

noun

Definition of baby bump

: the enlarged abdomen of a pregnant woman

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The bizarre waxworks have our favorite royals deep into holiday celebrations and cradling Meghan's baby bump. Amanda Mitchell, Marie Claire, "Madame Tussauds' Meghan and Harry Christmas Situation Will Haunt Your Dreams," 11 Dec. 2018 As the Duke and Duchess walked along the jetty together, Meghan could be seen cradling her baby bump, while Harry clasped her other hand tightly. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle Cradling Her Baby Bump on Fraser Island Is the Sweetest Thing You'll See All Day," 22 Oct. 2018 One snap in the gallery showed Aldridge standing and cradling her baby bump. Zoe Szathmary, Fox News, "NYFW Brandon Maxwell show features pregnant Lily Aldridge," 9 Sep. 2018 In the dark backstage photo, the star stands behind the curtain of the stage at the at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tenn., while cupping her new baby bump through her sequin dress. Fox News, "Carrie Underwood shows first photo of baby bump after second pregnancy announcement," 11 Aug. 2018 Now, with news of her first pregnancy, the media is even more laser focused on her and any glimpse of her baby bump. Chrissy Rutherford, Harper's BAZAAR, "Sustainable Brand Outland Denim Feels the Meghan Markle Effect," 29 Oct. 2018 There's been a lot of clues over the last few months about Meghan's pregnancy (read: her newly-straight hair to distract from her baby bump), but the Duchess has been incredibly careful not to definitively give anything away. Rachel Epstein, Marie Claire, "How Meghan Markle Told Her BFF Jessica Mulroney About Her Pregnancy," 16 Oct. 2018 Paige shared the pic on her own Instagram, also adding a precious close-up of her baby bump. Stacey Grant, Seventeen, "Josh Peck from "Drake & Josh" Is Going to Be a Dad," 23 Aug. 2018 Extra points to Alyson Hannigan who looked super gorgeous with her baby bump. Julia Malacoff, Redbook, "People's Choice Awards: Trend Roundup," 12 Jan. 2012

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First Known Use of baby bump

2003, in the meaning defined above

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