Translation of "expectant" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ɪkˈspek.tənt/ us

thinking that something pleasant or exciting is going to happen

the children’s expectant faces

used to refer to a woman who is pregnant or a man whose partner is pregnant

expectantly adverb uk /-li/ us

con expectación
The dog looked up at John expectantly.

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