Definition of call waiting in English:

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call waiting

Pronunciation: /ˈkôl ˌwādiNG/

noun

A service whereby someone making a telephone call is notified of an incoming call and is able to place the first call on hold while answering the second.
Example sentences
  • That's probably because the pre-paid cards also offer value-added services such as caller-ID, call waiting and even voicemail and roaming services.
  • But like caller ID and call waiting, once people start using them, they won't get by without them.
  • A single phone line with caller ID, call waiting and three-way calling will cost 830 a month.
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