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live–in

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adjective \ˈliv-ˌin\

Simple Definition of live–in

  • : living in the place where you work

  • : living with someone else (especially a boyfriend or girlfriend)

Full Definition of live–in

  1. 1 :  living in one's place of employment <a live–in maid>

  2. 2 :  involving or involved with cohabitation <a live–in relationship> <a live–in partner>

live–in noun

1953

First Known Use of live–in

1953

Rhymes with live–in


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