will call

noun
variants: or

will–call

Definition of will call

  1. 1 :  a retail sale in which something is reserved by a deposit with full payment to be made when the merchandise is called for at a later date

  2. 2 :  layaway 2

  3. 3 :  a window or desk (as at a box office) where people can pick up items (such as tickets) that they have previously purchased (as by phone or online) Order processing fee: Kept by the ticket seller. This includes charges for taking and maintaining orders, arranging for shipping and coordinating with the venue's box office will call. Delivery fee: Ranges from no charge for picking up the tickets at the will call to $25 for UPS delivery. — Andrew Dunn, Charlotte (North Carolina) Observer, 14 June 2009 —often used before another noun the will call window will-call tickets

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Origin and Etymology of will call

from the phrase (the purchaser) will call


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