sit-in

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

sit–in

noun \ˈsit-ˌin\

: a strike or protest in which people sit or stay in a place and refuse to leave until they are given what they demand

Full Definition of SIT-IN

1
:  sit-down 1
2
a :  an act of occupying seats in a racially segregated establishment in organized protest against discrimination
b :  an act of sitting in the seats or on the floor of an establishment as a means of organized protest

First Known Use of SIT-IN

1937

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