Polite but meaningful phrase to convey that the couple are trying to conceive a child, particularly if the parents are crazy in love. A riff on "psychotic episode"
Claire and Jim are having a 'zygotic episode'
by giftedone May 27, 2009
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“Polite but meaningful phrase” to convey that a couple were trying to conceive a child. Coined by a contributor to Barbara Wallraff's Word Fugitives column, The Atlantic Monthly, March 2008.
Henry and Elizabeth had a zygotic episode.
by Zvezdochka August 31, 2011