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expectant

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adjective ex·pec·tant \ik-ˈspek-tənt\

Definition of expectant

  1. 1 :  characterized by expectation

  2. 2 :  expecting the birth of a child expectant mothers

expectantly

adverb

Examples of expectant in a sentence

  1. An expectant crowd waited for her arrival.

  2. expectant crowds gathered at the spot where the President was scheduled to make an appearance

14th Century

First Known Use of expectant

14th century


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expectant

noun ex·pec·tant

Definition of expectant

  1. :  one who is looking forward to something

Examples of expectant in a sentence

  1. divinity students who were all expectants for a curacy

1609

First Known Use of expectant

1609



EXPECTANT Defined for English Language Learners

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expectant

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adjective ex·pec·tant \ik-ˈspek-tənt\

Definition of expectant for English Language Learners

  • : feeling or thinking that something will happen : expecting something

  • : expecting the birth of a child : soon to become a parent


EXPECTANT Defined for Kids

expectant

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adjective ex·pec·tant \ik-ˈspek-tənt\

Definition of expectant for Students

  1. 1 :  looking forward to or waiting for something

  2. 2 :  awaiting the birth of a child an expectant mother


Medical Dictionary

expectant

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adjective ex·pec·tant \-tənt\

Medical Definition of expectant

  1. :  expecting the birth of a child expectant mothers



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