Definition of spect in US English:



  • ‘I spect they've been to a party’
    nonstandard form of expect
    • ‘Nah, I live on a farm and I've seen plenty of cows calving and I don't spect aboriginals be much different.’
    • ‘Having no sense of family or identity, Topsy, when asked who made her, responds by saying, ‘I spect I grow'd.’’
    • ‘‘Well how you spect to make her mind?’’
    • ‘‘All though I spect that was just cos yer'd rather be workin for some strangers than livin with me.’’