waiting list


noun

a list of persons waiting, as for reservations, appointments, living accommodations, or admission to a school.

Nearby words

  1. waitering,
  2. waiting,
  3. waiting for godot,
  4. waiting game,
  5. waiting in the wings,
  6. waiting period,
  7. waiting room,
  8. waitingly,
  9. waitlist,
  10. waitperson

Also waitlist.

Origin of waiting list

First recorded in 1895–1900

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British Dictionary definitions for waiting list

waiting list

noun

a list of people waiting to obtain some object, treatment, status, etc
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