Synonyms and Antonyms of lair
1 a place where a person goes to hide or to avoid others the detectives tracked the thieves to their lair and made immediate arrests Synonyms of lair concealment, covert, den, hermitage, hideaway, hidey-hole (or hidy-hole), hideout, nestWords Related to lair blind, cover, nook, recess; hangout, harbor, harborage, haunt, haven, redoubt, refuge, retreat, shelter
3 British dialect a place set aside for sleeping a homeless man whose usual lair was a bench in Hyde Park Synonyms of lair bunk, doss [chiefly British], hay [slang], kip, bed [British dialect], pad, rack, sackWords Related to lair bedstead, futon, mattress, pallet; bunk bed, cot, couch, daybed, feather bed, four-poster, hammock, Murphy bed, shakedown, sleigh bed, sofa, sofa bed, studio couch, trundle bed, water bed; bassinet, carry-cot [British], cradle, crib
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