Definition of 'expectant'
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Experts found the UK came fourth globally for the proportion of expectant mothers who booze. The Sun (2017)Now they are releasing a series of books guaranteed to provide all the information expectant parents need. The Sun (2013)Around him sat expectant fans all of who are currently torn between patience and panic. The Sun (2014)He turns to me with an expectant look. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is an experience that is bound up with the character and lifestyle of the expectant mother. Caring for your Unborn Child (1990)Around them expectant parents were taking beaming selfies. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Breathing is important for the expectant mother. Caring for your Unborn Child (1990)And it gives expectant parents a tantalising glimpse of their tiny bundles of joy. The Sun (2013)He dismissed as an excuse the fear that athletes could face too much pressure from an expectant home crowd. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The crowds sat expectant and hushed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But they are an expectant crowd. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Anything that helps expectant mothers to be less afraid of the pain and trauma of childbirth can only be a good thing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Standing over the Sunday roast with all those expectant faces is my favourite moment of the week. The Sun (2011)Second place is there to fight for, the fans are very expectant here. The Sun (2010)The nomads were standing with their camels, the animals looking as expectant as their owners. Somewhere East of Life (1994)The crowd was expectant, the atmosphere mildly subversive. KANDAHAR COCKNEY: A Tale of Two Worlds (2004)I looked from face to expectant face. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I have an ambitious chairman and expectant fans to satisfy as well as my own hopes. The Sun (2009)It was just before a big gala in Australia and we were both pacing the green room like expectant fathers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The last three days I have felt like an expectant father and to win is fantastic. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The pressure on England today will not be provided by Andorra but their own expectant fans. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And then he just stands there, with his expectant face, expecting extra reward just for doing his job. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'expectant'
British English: expectant ADJECTIVE
If someone is expectant, they are excited because they think something interesting is about to happen.
An expectant crowd gathered.
Definition of expectant from the Collins English Dictionary
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