expecting

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ɪkˈspɛktɪŋ/ or /ɛkˈspɛktɪŋ/
  • Hyphenation: ex‧pect‧ing

Adjective[change]

Positive
expecting

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. If a woman isexpecting, she is pregnant.
    The expecting mother is enthusiastic about learning childcare.

Verb[change]

Plain form
expect

Third-person singular
expects

Past tense
expected

Past participle
expected

Present participle
expecting

  1. The present participle of expect.