lay over

verb

Definition of lay over

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  postpone

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to make a stopover

Examples of lay over in a Sentence

  1. we'll have to lay over a discussion of the issue until the next meeting

First Known Use of lay over

1838



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