a bundle of joy

Idiom

a bundle of joy

Definition

An idiom used to describe a baby or young child who brings happiness and joy to those around them.

Examples

We were so happy when our daughter was born – she was truly a bundle of joy!

The couple announced their pregnancy with great excitement – they were expecting a bundle of joy!

The grandparents couldn’t wait to meet the newest bundle of joy in the family!

Origin

Middle English word ‘bundel’

FAQs

Q: What does ‘a bundle of joy’ mean?

A: It is an idiom used to describe a baby or young child who brings happiness and joy to those around them.

Q: Where does the expression come from?

A: The origin of this idiom is thought to come from the Middle English word ‘bundel’ which means a bundle or package of goods.