Translation of "expectant" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

expectant

adjective uk /ɪkˈspek.tənt/ us /ɪkˈspek.tənt/
THINKING 思考

thinking that something pleasant or exciting is going to happen

(对愉快或令人激动的事情)期待的,渴望的,盼望的
the children's expectant faces 孩子们充满渴望的表情
PREGNANT 怀孕的

[ before noun ] used to refer to a woman who is pregnant or a man whose partner is pregnant

怀孕的;将要成为父母的
expectant mothers/fathers/couples 准妈妈/爸爸/父母
expectantly adverb uk /ɪkˈspek.tənt.li/ us /ɪkˈspek.tənt.li/

The dog looked up at John expectantly. 罗兰听到约翰打开饼干包装袋发出的沙沙声,抬起头眼巴巴地看着。

(Translation of “expectant” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)