Definitions for expecting

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word expecting

Wiktionary

  1. expecting(Adjective)

    Of a woman or female animal, in expectation of giving birth; pregnant.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Expecting

    of Expect

Freebase

  1. Expecting

    "Expecting" is episode 12 of season 1 in the television show Angel. Written by Howard Gordon and directed by David Semel, it was originally broadcast on January 25, 2000 on the WB network. In "Expecting", Cordelia, having spent the night with her charming date, wakes up carrying a near-term pregnancy. Research reveals she and several other women bear the spawn of a Haxil Beast that uses men as sexual surrogates. Angel and Wesley must find a way to break the demon's psychic control over its human incubators before they deliver—an ordeal likely to be lethal to the hosts.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'expecting' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4518

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'expecting' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2650

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Detective Thomas Orzechowski:

    We’re expecting results any day.

  2. Li Chen:

    It wasn't something I was expecting.

  3. Janice Stillman:

    We are not really expecting that to happen.

  4. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Act to create beauty without expecting results.

  5. Mike Pence:

    Was I expecting this kind of backlash? Heavens no.

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