up the duff

• to be pregnant, usually by mistake. A 'duff' is a pudding (usually plum), so to be up the duff is to have 'a bun in the oven'.

Londonisms dictionary. 2014.

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  • up the duff — (slang) Pregnant • • • Main Entry: ↑duff * * * up the duff impolite phrase pregnant Thesaurus: pregnant and be pregnantsynonym sexual activity …   Useful english dictionary

  • up the duff — (UK) If a woman is up the duff, she s pregnant …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • up the duff — (UK)    If a woman is up the duff, she s pregnant.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Up the duff —   (UK)   If a woman is up the duff, she s pregant …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • up the duff — adj British pregnant. A working class synonym of up the poke/pole/spout/stick, here employ ing the long established British metaphor of pudding. Duff is an old fashioned boiled or steamed pudding; the word is a dialect version of dough . It has… …   Contemporary slang

  • up the duff — Brit. informal pregnant. → duff …   English new terms dictionary

  • up the duff — adjective pregnant …   Wiktionary

  • Up the duff — pregnant …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • up the duff — I Australian Slang pregnant II Kiwi (New Zealand Slang) pregnant …   English dialects glossary

  • up the duff — pregnant …   Kiwi (New Zealand slang)

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