adjective Chiefly British.

extending from prebirth to death: said especially of care under the National Health Service.

Nearby words

  1. womankind,
  2. womanlike,
  3. womanly,
  4. womanpower,
  5. womb,
  6. wombat,
  7. women,
  8. women at point sur, the,
  9. women in love,
  10. women's

Origin of womb-to-tomb

First recorded in 1970–75

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