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


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