- expectant ► ADJECTIVE 1) hoping or anticipating that something is about to happen. 2) (of a woman) pregnant.DERIVATIVES expectantly adverb.
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expectantly — adverb in an expectant manner (Freq. 3) she looked at him expectantly • Derived from adjective: ↑expectant … Useful english dictionary
expectantly — adverb see expectant I … New Collegiate Dictionary
expectantly — See expectant. * * * … Universalium
expectantly — adverb In an expectant manner … Wiktionary
expectantly — adv. hopefully, in an anticipatory manner, in an expectant manner … English contemporary dictionary
expectantly — ex·pect·ant·ly … English syllables
expectantly — See: expectant … English dictionary
expectant — expectantly, adv. /ik spek teuhnt/, adj. 1. having expectations; expecting: an excited, expectant audience. 2. pregnant; expecting: an expectant mother. 3. characterized by expectations: an expectant attitude. 4. in expectation; expected;… … Universalium
wait — I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French waiter, guaiter to watch over, await, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German wahta watch, Old English wæccan to watch more at wake Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to stay in place in … New Collegiate Dictionary