baby bump

noun

Definition of baby bump

: the enlarged abdomen of a pregnant woman

Examples of baby bump in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Camilla's post featured a photo of her cradling her baby bump — all while standing next to Cinderella at Disneyland. Hannah Jeon, Good Housekeeping, "'Grey’s Anatomy' Star Camilla Luddington Posts Cryptic Instagram After Alex's Controversial Exit," 13 Mar. 2020 Since breaking the news of her pregnancy, Perry stepped out in public for the first on March 7—without having to hide her baby bump with a large purse. Abby Gardner, Glamour, "Katy Perry Says ‘There’s a Lot of Friction' Between Her and Fiancé Orlando Bloom," 7 Mar. 2020 Multiple doctors had examined the child at the hospital and noted scalp swelling that seemed to indicate the baby bumped his head, just as the parents had described, medical records show. NBC News, "She called 911 after her baby fell. Weeks later, CPS took her children.," 7 Nov. 2019 The short clip shows Jay holding the 25-year-old and blessing her baby bump with a rub. Michael Saponara, Billboard, "JAY-Z Rubs Cardi B's Baby Bump During Beyonce's Performance at Coachella," 23 Apr. 2018 The famously private couple hasn't yet officially confirmed that the pregnancy, though Meester has been seen in public with a baby bump. Elizabeth Gulino, refinery29.com, "Leighton Meester Shuts Down Troll Who Called Her Fat," 17 Apr. 2020 Days later, Grimes shared another artistic shot on Instagram of herself cradling her baby bump, which is covered in scarification. Cydney Henderson, USA TODAY, "Elon Musk's musician girlfriend Grimes opens up about her struggles with pregnancy," 4 Feb. 2020 The songstress took to Twitter and Instagram to share a topless photo, shot by photographer Eli Russell Linnetz, in which a baby bump is on display, complete with an illustration of an embryo. Rania Aniftos, Billboard, "Grimes Reveals Pregnancy in Very Grimes Fashion," 8 Jan. 2020 The First Man star, 32, recently shared a series of Instagram photos in Rattlesnake Canyon — without captions — where a baby bump was in full view underneath a loose fitting dress. Sharareh Drury, The Hollywood Reporter, "Olivia Hamilton, Damien Chazelle Expecting First Child," 23 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of baby bump

2003, in the meaning defined above

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27 May 2020

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“Baby bump.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/baby%20bump. Accessed 2 Jun. 2020.

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