lie–in

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noun \ˈlī-ˌin\

Definition of lie–in

  1. :  an act of lying down (as in a public place) in organized protest or as a means of forcing compliance with demands

1963

First Known Use of lie–in

1963


LIE–IN Defined for English Language Learners

lie–in

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noun \ˈlī-ˌin\

Definition of lie–in for English Language Learners

  • : a time in the morning spent lying in bed instead of getting up


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