Definition of waiting game noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


waiting game

BrE BrE//ˈweɪtɪŋ ɡeɪm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈweɪtɪŋ ɡeɪm//
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a policy of waiting to see how a situation develops before you decide how to act to play a waiting game
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: waiting game