Synonyms of expecting in English:


See UK English definition of be expecting


1‘his wife's expecting again’

pregnant, expecting a baby, having a baby, having a child, carrying a child
informal 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 in the club, in the pudding club, up the duff, 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