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Idioms for waiting
OTHER WORDS FROM waitingwait·ing·ly, adverb
Words nearby waiting
Example sentences from the Web for waiting
Should lightning strike and Hillary Clinton forgoes a presidential run, Democrats have a nominee in waiting.Sen. Warren’s Main Street Crusade to Pressure Clinton|Eleanor Clift|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In a show about single women, Sex and The City was always in a rush to get to the altar—and with a man there waiting.Why Singles Should Say ‘I Don’t’ to The Self-Marriage Movement|Tim Teeman|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I was going to do it myself, but was waiting for the new year.The Insurance Company Promised a Gender Reassignment. Then They Made a Mistake.|James Joiner|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But I remain in prison on these baseless allegations while waiting for the chance to prove my innocence.
Waiting more than three years for a resolution is far too long.
Belfast resolved on waiting "to see what the South would do," and the South waited for Belfast.Speeches from the Dock, Part I|Various
The cook here turned to me, saying that Mrs. Fairfax was waiting for me: so I departed.Jane Eyre|Charlotte Bronte
"I'm waiting to hear about those little savages of yours," she said, as Mary greeted her and sank limply down into a chair.Mary Ware in Texas|Annie F. Johnston
Only Messrs. Seward and Bates hang timidly behind, waiting for stronger manifestations, ere they hang out their flags.
Mrs. Kaye had been watching and waiting for General Lingard since ten o'clock.Jane Oglander|Marie Belloc Lowndes