verb (used with object)
Definition for back-order (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for back-order
He filled two orders and put the other half-dozen on the back-order book.A Man of Samples|Wm. H. Maher
Idioms and Phrases with back-order
An item not currently in stock but to be sold or delivered when it becomes available, as in We don't have the shoes in white, but we can make them a back order. The verb back-order means “to obtain such an item,” as in The furniture store is going to back-order the sofa for us.