Definition of 'family way'
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If she had got herself in the family way to some carefree Tommy in 1939, she would have been slung out to fend for herself. DISPLACED PERSON (2004)I think, we think -- it's almost certain I'm in the family way -- ` THE GOLDEN LION (2004)How she'd found herself in the family way and been forced to give up her job and go away for a while. MR STARLIGHT (2004)
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Used Rarely. family way is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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