hoping

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hope +‎ -ing

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA: /həʊpɪŋ/
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Verb[edit]

hoping

  1. Present participle of hope.
    • William Trogdon
      There are two kinds of adventurers: those who go truly hoping to find adventure and those who go secretly hoping they won't.
    I'm hoping the weather will be sunny tomorrow.

Adjective[edit]

hoping (comparative more hoping, superlative most hoping)

  1. (rare) Filled with or inspiring hope.
    A hoping situation is not yet desolate.