Ready to do something or to be used at the appropriate time: older councillors were replaced by technocrats waiting in the wings
More example sentences
- Now he is waiting in the wings again, ready to pounce and deliver for Kildare, if he is called to do so.
- There was no moderate force ready in the wings capable of weathering the storm.
- Teens love to recycle denim, and we've got a couple of ideas in the wings ready to roll.
Definition of in the wings in:
- The US English dictionary