have a bun in the oven

have a bun in the oven informal be pregnant.
Main Entry: bun

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  • have a bun in the oven — verb be pregnant with She is bearing his child The are expecting another child in January I am carrying his child • Syn: ↑bear, ↑carry, ↑gestate, ↑expect • Derivationally re …   Useful english dictionary

  • have a bun in the oven — verb To be pregnant; to be expecting a baby. Her parents were surprised to learn that she had a bun in the oven …   Wiktionary

  • have a bun in the oven — British & Australian, humorous to be pregnant. I hear Wendy s got a bun in the oven …   New idioms dictionary

  • have a bun in the oven — Vrb phrs. To be pregnant. E.g. Her mother s got another bun in the oven; she s six months gone and with 7 kids already …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • have a bun in the oven — informal be pregnant. → bun …   English new terms dictionary

  • Have a bun in the oven — be pregnant …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • have a bun in the oven — Australian Slang be pregnant …   English dialects glossary

  • have a bun in the oven — v. (Slang) be pregnant …   English contemporary dictionary

  • have a bun in the oven — humorous to be pregnant …   English dictionary

  • bun in the oven — n British to have a bun in the oven has meant to be pregnant in working class British usage since the 19th century. The com parison of the stomach or abdomen with an oven is older still …   Contemporary slang


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