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want list Syllabification: want list

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of want list in English:


A list of stamps, books, recordings, or similar items required by a collector.
Example sentences
  • I immediately added Blackburn's book to my want list, but more importantly, I discovered at the end of the article that Wheeler edits a gardening quarterly, Hortus, which he founded in 1987.
  • After showing me his want list of old hip hop records and other stuff he was looking for, he asked me why in the four weeks he had been here he hadn't been able to go and see one good show?
  • Safety and security still reside far higher on consumers' want lists than email and valet services.
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