Synonyms of 'expectant'
She turned to me with an expectant look on her face.
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If you are anxious to do something or anxious that something should happen, you very much want to do it or very much want it to happen.
He is anxious that there should be no delay.
He had just heard that Beverly was expecting again.
Thesaurus for expectant from the Collins English Thesaurus
If someone is expectant , they are excited because they think something interesting is about to happen .