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expecting

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of expecting

  1. containing unborn young within the body <the special nutritional needs of expecting women> Synonyms big, caught, enceinte, expectant, pregnant, gone, gravid, heavy, quick [archaic]Related Words parturient, prenatal; childbearing, gestational; brooding; conceiving, impregnatedNear Antonyms barren, infertile; aborting, miscarrying; deliveredAntonyms nonpregnant





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