how to pronounce expecting

/ɪkˈspɛktɪŋ/

audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

The above transcription of expecting is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

expecting is pronounced in three syllables

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of expecting

example pitch curve for pronunciation of expecting

ɪkspɛktɪŋ

test your pronunciation of expecting

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of expecting

video examples of expecting pronunciation

An example use of expecting in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… win um we're expecting him in the coming …”

meanings of expecting

verb:

  1. Present participle of expect.

adjective:

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

noun:

  1. The process by which somebody expects something.

Did this page help you?