Thankfully (or perhaps not, for some expectant theatergoers), the play steers clear of nudity and anything too explicit.
But he arrived more than an hour early to the courthouse, which was packed with spectators and an expectant air.
Picture that energized and expectant crowd in the March on Washington at the feet of Lincoln.
expectant moms are advised to avoid alcohol, and dads often go along for the ride these days.
When Edmund finally stands up in front of the expectant graduates, Everything Is Going to Be Okay takes an absurdist turn.
There was a quick rush of feet—then that dense, expectant silence once more.
At Length her heart's desire must be drawing near to her expectant soul!
Mr. Baker glanced along the decks at the expectant group of sailors, glanced aloft at the yards.
She did not speak, however, but only listened with her thoughtful and expectant air.
St. Cuthbert's was filled long before eleven with a reverent and expectant congregation.
late 14c., from Old French expectant or directly from Latin expectantem/exspectantem (nominative expectans/exspectans), present participle of expectare/exspectare (see expect). Related: Expectantly. As a noun, from 1620s.
expectant ex·pec·tant (ĭk-spěk'tənt)