Definition of impatiently adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ɪmˈpeɪʃntli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪmˈpeɪʃntli//
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  1. 1in an annoyed or irritated way, especially because you have to wait for a long time ‘Come on,’ I said impatiently, ‘We have only an hour until the tour.’
  2. 2with the feeling that you want to do something soon, or want something to happen soon We sat waiting impatiently for the movie to start.