an·​tic·​i·​pant an-ˈti-sə-pənt How to pronounce anticipant (audio)
: expectant, anticipating
usually used with of
anticipant noun

Examples of anticipant in a Sentence

anticipant of receiving a holiday bonus, she had mentally spent the money by Thanksgiving

Word History

First Known Use

1626, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anticipant was in 1626

Dictionary Entries Near anticipant

Cite this Entry

“Anticipant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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