waiting line

Definitions of waiting line
  1. noun
    a line of people or vehicles waiting for something
    synonyms: queue
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    bread line, breadline
    a queue of people waiting for free food
    checkout line
    a queue of people waiting to pay for purchases
    chow line
    a queue of people waiting for food to be served (especially at a military camp)
    gas line
    a queue of vehicles waiting to purchase gasoline
    reception line
    a line of people (hosts and guests of honor) who welcome the guests at a reception party
    ticket line
    a queue of people waiting to buy tickets
    unemployment line
    a queue of people waiting for employment
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    line
    a formation of people or things one behind another
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