Last modified on 10 November 2012, at 16:43

lie-in

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the verb to lie in

NounEdit

lie-in (plural lie-ins)

  1. A period spent lying in bed for longer than usual after one has woken up.
    As I didn't have to go to work, I decided to have a lie-in.

Usage notesEdit

  • Lie-in is used mainly in the phrase to have a lie-in.

See alsoEdit