up the poke/pole/spout/stick

pregnant. These expressions are in mainly working-class use. They are all vulgar, simultaneously evoking the male and female sex organs and the idea of a baby being lodged or jammed. They can describe either the act of conception, as in 'he's put her up the stick', or the con-dition of being pregnant, as in 'she's up the stick again'.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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