- to place on a waiting list: All they could do was to waitlist us for the afternoon flight.
Origin of waitlist
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Examples from the Web for waitlist
And after May 1, colleges turn to the waitlist, a number most colleges keep top secret.Who Got Into the Country’s Top Colleges?
April 4, 2012
I had a student send a hand-written letter every day she was on the waitlist.
Your counselor should ask why you were put on the waitlist and what you can do to improve your chances.
College acceptances are out and many students are finding themselves stuck in waitlist purgatory.
The school enrolled 192 students off the waitlist last year.The Year of Waitlist Hell
April 14, 2011