wait in - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [intransitive] British
present tense
I/you/we/theywait in
he/she/itwaits in
present participlewaiting in
past tensewaited in
past participlewaited in
  1. to stay at home because you expect someone to come or to telephone you
    wait in for:

    I have to wait in for a delivery this morning.

See also main entry: wait