Synonyms of expectant


1. anticipant, anticipative, expectant, hopeful (vs. hopeless)

usage: marked by eager anticipation; "an expectant hush"

2. big(predicate), enceinte, expectant, gravid, great(predicate), large(predicate), heavy(predicate), with child(predicate), pregnant (vs. nonpregnant)

usage: in an advanced stage of pregnancy; "was big with child"; "was great with child"

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Definition and meaning of expectant (Dictionary)