Meaning of “lie in” in the English Dictionary

"lie in" in British English

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lie in

UK
phrasal verb with lie uk /laɪ/ us /laɪ/ verb

to stay in bed later than usual in the morning:

It was a Sunday, so she could lie in till almost lunch time.

lie-innoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˌlaɪˈɪn/ us /ˌlaɪˈɪn/ UK

a time when you stay in bed later than usual in the morning:

I'm not working tomorrow so I can have a bit of a lie-in.

(Definition of “lie in” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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