›a list of people who have asked for something that is not immediately available, but that they will or might be able to receive in the future: put sb on a waiting listThere are no more placesavailable for that session, but I can put you on a waiting list.I'm afraid there's a waiting list for the new phone.
Cleavage proves divisive in Cambridge’s words of 2014
by Alastair Horne,
December 19, 2014
Other dictionaries may choose faddish novelties as their words of the year, but here at Cambridge, we like to do something different. We look for the words that have seen sudden surges in searches over the course of the year – words that have been baffling users of English and driven them