a visit from the stork

a visit from the stork

euphemism The birth of a baby. (The legend of babies being delivered by white storks is ancient, but was popularized by the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale "The Storks.") A: "I heard Tom and Jane are already expecting another visit from the stork." B: "Again? But their first son is less than a year old!" When are you and Tom going to get a visit from the stork and give me a grandkid or two, hmm?
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visit from the stork

Fig. a birth. (According to legend, babies are brought to their parents by a stork.) I hear that Maria is expecting a visit from the stork. The young couple had a visit from the stork.
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visit from the stork

n. the birth of a baby. The last visit from the stork was in March.
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