Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “be stacked up”

See all translations

be stacked up

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with stack   /stæk/ us  
If aircraft are stacked up over an airport, they circle over the airport at different heights, waiting to be told they can land.
Translations of “be stacked up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 盤旋飛行等待降落…
in Chinese (Simplified) 分层盘旋等待降落…
(Definition of be stacked up from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of be stacked up?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

derivative

If something is derivative, it is not the result of new ideas, but has been developed from or copies something else.

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More