wait around - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [intransitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theywait around
he/she/itwaits around
present participlewaiting around
past tensewaited around
past participlewaited around

or wait about

  1. to do nothing because you are expecting something to happen, and you cannot do anything until it does
    wait around for:

    I don’t feel like waiting around for him to decide.

See also main entry: wait