Definition of backorder in English:

backorder

noun

  • A retailer's order for a product that is temporarily out of stock with the supplier.

    ‘the phone I wanted was on backorder’

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • Place an order for (a product) that is temporarily out of stock.

    ‘the item was backordered by our distributor’

Pronunciation

backorder

/ˈbakˌôrdər/