can't wait

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

can't wait (third-person singular simple present can't wait, no present participle, simple past couldn't wait, no past participle)

  1. (idiomatic) To eagerly anticipate; to find it hard to wait for a forthcoming pleasurable event.
    I can't wait for that party on Friday.
  2. To need to be attended to right away.
    I'm afraid this can't wait; it has to be done by Thursday.

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]