Definition of lie about
1 : to be lying in a disordered way He always had a lot of clothes lying about (his flat).
2 : to be somewhere within a general area or place I know that pen is lying about here somewhere.
3 : to spend time resting in a lazy way She spent the whole day just lying about.
Word by Word Definitions
: to be or to stay at rest in a horizontal position : be prostrate : rest, recline
: to reside temporarily : stay for the night : lodge
: to remain inactive (as in concealment)
: to make an untrue statement with intent to deceive
: to create a false or misleading impression
: to bring about by telling lies
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