baby bump


Definition of baby bump

: the enlarged abdomen of a pregnant woman

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Instead the flowing cape not only flattered her burgeoning baby bump, but also but added interest to the look without any busy-ness. Roxanne Adamiyatt, Town & Country, "How to Wear a Cape Like Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle," 28 Feb. 2019 Not only that, but plenty of mothers actually make a habit of cradling their baby bumps while pregnant. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "Meghan Markle Is Being Mommy-Shamed and She Hasn't Even Given Birth Yet," 12 Dec. 2018 In April of this year, Cardi debuted her baby bump in dramatic, over-the-top fashion (so Cardi!) during her Saturday Night Live performance in a skintight white lace dress. Katherine J. Igoe, Marie Claire, "Cardi B Posts First Photo of Daughter Kulture In the Aftermath of Her Split With Offset," 6 Dec. 2018 Stepping out last night for the British Fashion Awards in London, the newlywed framed her growing baby bump with a pair of dark and glossy manicured hands. Jenna Rennert, Vogue, "Meghan Markle Breaks Royal Tradition With A Risky New Manicure Shade," 11 Dec. 2018 The clips show Jenner and her baby bump posing in a mirror, wearing a costume very reminiscent of this year's. Isabel Greenberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kylie Jenner Just Revealed the Halloween Costume She Wore While Pregnant," 2 Nov. 2018 Using one of Hollywood's oldest tricks in the book, the Duchess of Sussex sneakily distracted from her baby bump by holding two large objects in front of her stomach. Harper's Bazaar Staff, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle Used a Classic TV Trick to Sneakily Hide Her Baby Bump," 15 Oct. 2018 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

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2003, in the meaning defined above

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