Wait in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Wait

a delay or pause in an event or happening

Examples of Wait in a sentence

The wait almost killed us because everyone wanted to know if Matilda was pregnant or not, but we wouldn’t know for ten minutes.  🔊

After hours of twiddling my thumbs, the bailiff entered the room and said, “the wait is over and verdict is in.”  🔊

The family’s wait for the autopsy to be over lasted for three days before they could have the funeral of their deceased relative.  🔊

Because they couldn’t wait for the film to begin, the excited moviegoers sat restlessly through the previews.  🔊

Although the wait for the next taxi cab was only ten minutes, the frigid weather made the delay seem like an eternity.  🔊

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