Examples of lair in a Sentence
tracking the bear back to its lair
She runs the project from her private lair in the suburbs.
Recent Examples of lair from the Web
The great challenge lies in dividing the alluring lairs from the ones merely showcasing premade mixes and artificially colored mounds.
The men forced nearly 300 girls onto open-air trucks that night, spiriting them away to a forest lair.
That pretty much confirms a shelf of liar masks is in A.D.'s lair: one of Aria, one of Hanna, one of Alison, one of Emily, and one of...
A paper mache elephant skull, with tusks, marked the lair of Scar.
Back at the Daddy Skeet lair, Archie and Veronica don't turn up anything useful.
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Definition of lair
chiefly Scotland : to cause to sink in mire
chiefly Scotland : wallow
Origin and Etymology of lair
Scots lair mire
First Known Use: circa 1560See Words from the same year
LAIR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lair for English Language Learners
: the place where a wild animal sleeps
: a place where someone hides or where someone goes to be alone and to feel safe or comfortable
LAIR Defined for Kids
Definition of lair for Students
: the den or resting place of a wild animal
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