Definition of long-awaited in English:



  • Having been hoped for or expected for a long time.

    ‘their long-awaited debut album’
    • ‘The Council hope to open the long-awaited motor taxation office there in mid-April.’
    • ‘The couple plan to take a long-awaited honeymoon to Cuba in April.’
    • ‘He hopes that the long-awaited transatlantic challenge again will bring out the best in him.’
    • ‘Last week's long-awaited victory also served to boost the hope that the Wasps might be able to compete in this game.’
    • ‘Their spokesman Graeme Frall said he hoped the long-awaited development would go ahead in 2004.’