waiting list

noun
|Updated on: 12 Aug 2018

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.

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First Known Use of waiting list

1892

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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


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of waiting list


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