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This page is about the euphemism expecting


to be pregnant

For example

  • Your wife's expecting? Congratulations, Robert!

  • Jenny's expecting, but she's thinking of having an abortion.

Shortened from "expecting a child".

Quick Quiz

If a woman says, "I'm expecting", she's

a. already pregnant

b. trying to get pregnant

c. expecting to get pregnant

Contributor: Matt Errey