• IPA: /əˈtɛndɪŋ/

attending (not comparable)

  1. That attend or attends; that is or are in attendance; attendant.
  2. Serving on the staff of a teaching hospital as a doctor.
Translations Translations Noun

attending (plural attendings)

  1. (North America) A physician on the staff of a hospital, especially the principal one that supervises a patient's care.
    • 2002, Harry Lee Kraus, Could I Have This Dance? (page 45)
      All the new interns had heard of his operative speed, his finesse under the attending's glare, and his memorization of the current surgical literature.
  1. present participle of attend#English|attend

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