AskDefine | Define expecting

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Verb

expecting
  1. present participle of expect

Adjective

expecting
  1. Of a woman or female animal, in expectation of giving birth; pregnant.
    • The expecting mother is enthusiastic about learning child care.
    • When is the new couple expecting?

Synonyms

See pregnant

Translations

Extensive Definition

Expecting may refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

agape, agog, all agog, anticipant, anticipating, anticipative, anticipatory, atiptoe, awaiting, aweless, big, big with child, big-laden, breeding, calm, carrying, carrying a fetus, certain, composed, confident, cool, eager, expectant, expected, forearmed, forestalling, forewarned, gaping, gestating, gone, gravid, great, heavy, heavy with child, hopeful, in anticipation, in expectation, inexcitable, knocked up, looking for, looking forward to, not surprised, optimistic, parturient, preggers, pregnant, prepared, ready, sanguine, superfetate, superimpregnated, sure, teeming, unamazed, unastonished, unastounded, unawed, unbewildered, undazed, undazzled, undumbfounded, unimpressed, unmarveling, unmoved, unsurprised, unwondering, waiting, waiting for, watching for, with child, wonderless
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