let in

1 of 2

transitive verb

1
: to insert or embed in (a surface)
lets in diagonal sheathing at each corner of the house
2
: to involve or commit unfavorably
the provisions … could still let us in for troubleElmer Davis
smiled at all her schemes, little dreaming that … she was letting him in for some £20,000Elizabeth Montizambert
3
: to share information with or allow to participate
learned a lot more … and I'll let you in on itRex Ingamells

let-in

2 of 2

adjective

: shortened and widened by the cutting and sewing in of additional pieces
used of pelts

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Adjective

let in

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“Let in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/let%20in. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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