Synonyms of expectant in English:

expectant


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adjective

1‘hundreds of expectant fans’

SYNONYMS
eager, excited, agog, waiting with bated breath, breathless, waiting, anticipatory, hopeful
in suspense, on tenterhooks, on the edge of one's seat, keyed up, on pins and needles, anxious
ANTONYMS

uninterested

2‘an expectant mother’

SYNONYMS
pregnant, having a baby, having a child, carrying a child
enceinte
informal expecting, in the family way, expecting a happy event, eating for two, preggers, preggy, with a bun in the oven, with one in the oven
British informal up the duff, in the club, in the pudding club, up the spout, up the stick
North American informal knocked up
Australian informal preggo, clucky
informal, dated in trouble, in pod
technical gravid, parturient
archaic with child, big with child, heavy with child, in a delicate condition, in an interesting condition, childing, on the way
rare impregnate