Expectant - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪkˈspektənt|  American pronunciation of the word expectant
Brit.  |ɪkˈspɛkt(ə)nt|  British pronunciation of the word expectant

adjective

- marked by eager anticipation(syn: anticipant, anticipative)

an expectant hush

- in an advanced stage of pregnancy (syn: big, enceinte, gravid, great, heavy, large)

Examples

An expectant crowd waited for her arrival.

...expectant crowds gathered at the spot where the President was scheduled to make an appearance...

...divinity students who were all expectants for a curacy...

From moment to moment he was an expectant of death.

...offered their bubbly congratulations to the expectant parents...

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