Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop

(redirected from wait for the other shoe to drop)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Related to wait for the other shoe to drop: drop the other shoe

Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop

The act or process of waiting for an impending decision or announcement. For example, an investor may wait for the other shoe to drop if he waits for an earnings announcement before deciding to buy.