back-ordered

adjective
back-or·​dered | \ ˈbak-ˈȯr-dərd \

Definition of back-ordered

: ordered for purchase or delivery but not yet available : placed on back order a list of back-ordered merchandise The LX450 is back-ordered at many Lexus dealers.— Michael Shnayerson She looked for generic brands of the medicine, but found they were back-ordered or unavailable for purchase.— Kara Driscoll

First Known Use of back-ordered

1901, in the meaning defined above

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