bundle of joy



bundle of joy ‎(plural bundles of joy)

  1. (idiomatic) A newborn baby.
    • 2005, Judyth Reichenberg-Ullman and Robert W. Ullman, Rage-Free Kids, Picnic Point Press, ISBN 9780964065444, page 132:
      Nature took its course, and Marie did give birth to a bundle of joy, but she soon discovered that motherhood was not all bliss.
  2. (idiomatic, less common) A pet.