Definition of what is (someone) waiting for?
- What are we waiting for? Let's go inside and get something to eat.
- If you have so much work to do, then what are you waiting for?
used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of an object or matter
often used to ask for repetition of an utterance or part of an utterance not properly heard or understood
: in what respect : how
used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of a person, object, or matter
: how remarkable or striking for good or bad qualities
: some person : somebody
: to stay in place in expectation of : await
: to delay serving (a meal)
: to serve as waiter for
: a hidden or concealed position
: 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
used as a function word to indicate purpose
used as a function word to indicate an intended goal
used as a function word to indicate the object or recipient of a perception, desire, or activity
: for the reason that : on this ground : because
: so as to involve prohibition, exclusion, omission, failure, neglect, or refusal
: destructively or detrimentally
: completely : excessively : to exhaustion : to pieces
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