HyperDic: expectant

English > 2 senses of the word expectant:
ADJECTIVEallexpectant, anticipant, anticipativemarked by eager anticipation
allexpectant, big, enceinte, gravid, great, large, heavy, with childin an advanced stage of pregnancy
expectant > pronunciation
Soundsihkspeh'ktahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > expectant: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningmarked by eager anticipation.
Example"an expectant hush"
Synonymsanticipant, anticipative
BroaderhopefulHaving or manifesting hope
Spanishexpectante
Nounsexpectancyan expectation
Adverbsexpectantlyin an expectant manner
Verbsexpectregard something as probable or likely
expectlook ... / look forward to the probable occurrence of
English > expectant: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningIn an advanced stage of pregnancy.
Synonymsbig, enceinte, gravid, great, large, heavy, with child
Broaderpregnantcarrying developing offspring within the body or being about to produce new life
Spanishembarazada, encinta, gestante, preñada
Catalanembarassada, gestant, prenyada
Verbsexpectbe pregnant with
expectlook forward to the birth of a child

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