- a list of persons waiting, as for reservations, appointments, living accommodations, or admission to a school.
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Ethel said she hoped so and to please push it along, as she had quite a Waiting-List.Ade's Fables
To that I added that the waiting-list would be so long that the old scoundrels would be fighting among themselves to get in.Edgar Saltus: The Man
His passion for truth was so repelling that the Mutual Admiration Society refused to record his name even on its waiting-list.
The stores of the better class had nothing to offer her except to put her name on the waiting-list.The Day of the Beast
So she persuaded Deacon Flugal and several gentlemen who were on the waiting-list of her pupils to arrange it for her.In a Little Town
- a list of people waiting to obtain some object, treatment, status, etc