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



    BrE BrE//ˈweɪtɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈweɪtɪŋ//
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  1. 1the fact of staying where you are or delaying doing something until somebody/something comes or something happens No waiting (= on a sign at the side of the road, telling vehicles that they must not stop there).
  2. 2the fact of working as a waiter or waitress see also waitressing
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: waiting