waiting list

noun

Definition of waiting list

: a list or roster of those waiting (as for admission to an organization or institution)

Examples of waiting list in a Sentence

  1. I'll put your name on the waiting list.

Recent Examples of waiting list from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'waiting list.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of waiting list

1892


WAITING LIST Defined for English Language Learners

waiting list

Definition of waiting list for English Language Learners

  • : a list that contains the names of people who are waiting for something


Learn More about waiting list

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of waiting list


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up waiting list? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

unwilling or reluctant

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Odd Habits and Quirks Quiz

  • image1926873504
  • Which of the following best describes an easily irritated person?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!