lactating lactating  /ˈlæk teɪ tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) producing or secreting milk

Usage(s):

  1. Such product should not be administered to children less than 18 years of age, pregnant women or lactating women.
  2. Now it looks as if lactating moms everywhere and their children will have the last laugh.
  3. Not that even the most efficient gatherer gal doesn't need a little help now and then, especially when she's lactating.

News

  • Kurt Vile: Lost in the Stars?

    In Philadelphia, city of murals and Brotherly Love, there is a piece of wall art hidden from public view, down a cobblestoned alley off of Bainbridge Street. Impressive in scope if not in size, it's an Escher-indebted soft-core scramble of lips and labia and lactating breasts meant, presumably, to inspire rock bands that pay to rehearse in its airbrushed glare...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Spin

Quotes

  1. Koroma said his government would abolish "all user fees for pregnant and lactating mothers and under-five children as from April to address the high incidence of maternal mortality and morbidity."
    on Feb 15, 2010 By: Ernest Bai Koroma Source: AFP

  2. As the Times' Maureen Dowd wrote, "Al Gore is so feminized and diversified and ecologically correct, he's practically lactating."
    on Oct 21, 2007 By: Maureen Dowd Source: Rutland Herald

  3. "Free access to health care for children and pregnant and lactating women is an important step in addressing the high child and maternal mortality in the country," Zoellick said.
    on Jan 27, 2010 By: Robert Zoellick Source: Joy Online

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