Meaning of waiting

wait•ing

Pronunciation: (wā'ting), [key]
— n.
  1. a period of waiting; pause, interval, or delay.
  2. in attendance, as upon a royal personage.
—adj.
  1. serving or being in attendance: waiting man; waiting maid; waiting woman.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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