phantom pregnancy

noun

Definition of phantom pregnancy

: a medical condition in which a woman believes that she is pregnant and can appear to be pregnant when she is not pregnant

Learn More about phantom pregnancy

Statistics for phantom pregnancy

Cite this Entry

“Phantom pregnancy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phantom%20pregnancy. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

Comments on phantom pregnancy

What made you want to look up phantom pregnancy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words for Summer: A Quiz

  • a closeup of a sunflower
  • Which of the following words means “of or relating to summer”?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!