Synonyms for expectant

Synonyms for (adjective) expectant

Synonyms: big, with child, large, heavy, gravid, great, enceinte, expectant

Definition: in an advanced stage of pregnancy

Usage: was big with child; was great with child

Similar words: pregnant

Definition: carrying developing offspring within the body or being about to produce new life


Synonyms: expectant, anticipant, anticipative

Definition: marked by eager anticipation

Usage: an expectant hush

Similar words: hopeful

Definition: having or manifesting hope

Usage: a line of people hopeful of obtaining tickets; found a hopeful way of attacking the problem