wait for it

Definition of wait for it

chiefly British, informal

  1. —used to emphasize that the following statement is foolish, surprising, funny, etc. He says he was fired because—wait for it—he refused to compromise his principles.

Word by Word Definitions

waitplay
  1. :  to stay in place in expectation of :  await

    :  to delay serving (a meal)

    :  to serve as waiter for

  1. :  a state or attitude of watchfulness and expectancy

    :  one of a band of public musicians in England employed to play for processions or public entertainments

    :  one of a group who serenade for gratuities especially at the Christmas season


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