baby bump

noun

Definition of baby bump

: the enlarged abdomen of a pregnant woman

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And the actresses involved are making the announcements in a simple, direct way: by showing up on the red carpet with very visible baby bumps. Abby Gardner, Glamour, "Keira Knightley Is Pregnant—and the Way She Announced It Is Surprising," 3 May 2019 This hasn't been O’Connor’s first baby bump moment. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "Is This Ridiculously Glamorous Schiaparelli Dress the Ultimate in Maternity Couture?," 22 Jan. 2019 And of course, the whole thing was perfectly accessorized with that baby bump. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Meghan Markle's Floral Brock Collection Dress is Such a Different Look for the Duchess," 18 Dec. 2018 Viewers noticed Underwood’s baby bump hidden underneath. Katherine Lam, Fox News, "Carrie Underwood reveals baby bump in new music video 'Love Wins'," 13 Sep. 2018 She's been chronicling the all-you-can-do-is-laugh moments of her pregnancy, from swollen feet to struggling to squeeze between two parked cars with her baby bump. Elizabeth Gulino, House Beautiful, "A Very Pregnant Jessica Simpson Shares a PSA to Moms After Breaking Her Toilet Seat," 14 Feb. 2019 The takeaway: The Duchess's baby bump may be barely burgeoning, but her new-mom-to-be style—and blissful state of mind—is just getting started. Calin Van Paris, Vogue, "Meghan Markle Shows Off a New Baby Bump Confidence in Melbourne," 18 Oct. 2018 The expectant mother looked at ease while strolling down the streets and her baby bump was very much visible underneath her dress. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "Pippa Middleton Wears Claudie Pierlot for a Little Shopping Ahead of Her Due Date," 8 Oct. 2018 The three snaps show the duo talking — Houston dressed in an all-white outfit while the Red Table Talk host’s baby bump was prominent under her black ensemble. Stephanie Petit, PEOPLE.com, "Jada Pinkett Smith Shares Throwback Photo with 'Fierce' Friend Whitney Houston: 'You Are Missed'," 4 July 2018

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2003, in the meaning defined above

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