wait-list

verb
\ ˈwāt-ˌlist How to pronounce wait-list (audio) \
wait-listed; wait-listing; wait-lists

Definition of wait-list

transitive verb

: to put on a waiting list

First Known Use of wait-list

1960, in the meaning defined above

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“Wait-list.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wait-list. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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