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wailful making wails; crying. [2 definitions]
wain a cart or wagon used on a farm.
wainscot a paneling or lining, often of wood, covering an interior wall, esp. only the lower part of a wall. [3 definitions]
wainscoting a wainscot or wainscots collectively. [2 definitions]
wainwright one who makes or repairs wagons.
waist the part of the human body between the chest and hips. [4 definitions]
waistband a band that fits around the waist, esp. as part of trousers, a skirt, or the like.
waistcoat a close-fitting, sleeveless, waist-length garment for women, usu. worn under a suit jacket. [3 definitions]
waisted having a waist of a particular sort (usu. used in combination). [2 definitions]
waistline the narrowest part of the waist, or the circumference of this part. [2 definitions]
wait to keep oneself inactive or in one place until an anticipated event occurs (often fol. by "for" or "until"). [8 definitions]
wait around to spend time waiting for something, often with a sense of wasting one's time.
waiter a person employed to serve customers, esp. in a bar, restaurant, or cafe. [2 definitions]
waiting the act of a person or thing that waits. [3 definitions]
waiting game a strategy in which one waits for a favorable time or situation before taking action.
waiting list a list of persons or applicants who are waiting for something such as a vacancy for college admission or an item in short supply.
waiting room a room provided in a doctor's office, train station, or the like, in which persons may wait.
wait on to attend to the needs of (someone); act as a servant to. [2 definitions]
waitress a woman employed to wait on customers, esp. in a bar, restaurant, or cafe.
waitstaff the group of servers employed by a particular restaurant, or an individual server.
wait up to delay going to bed in order to await someone or something (often fol. by "for"). [2 definitions]