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English definition of “lean (sth) against/on sth”

lean (sth) against/on sth

verb [I or T, usually + adv/prep] uk phrasal verb with lean   /liːn/ (leaned or UK also leant, leaned or UK also leant) us  
B2 to sit or stand with part of your body touching something as a support: He leaned against the wall. She leaned her head on his shoulder.RecliningNot holding the body upright
(Definition of lean (sth) against/on sth phrasal verb, verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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