great with child

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great with child

Very visibly pregnant. ("With child" is a euphemism for "pregnant.") I'm only a few months pregnant, and I'm already great with child! I guess it's time to invest in some maternity clothes.
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In Sonia Taitz's Great with Child, Abigail is pregnant -- and determined not to let it stand in her way.
Great with Child takes a fresh look at motherhood and at all of those who can make up a family.