Definition of lie in in:
A prolonged stay in bed in the morning: your mother is having a lie-in this morning
More example sentences
- With the Easter holidays just underway, school children are looking forward to two weeks of late morning lie-ins and afternoons spent hanging out with their friends.
- As I sat supping beer after the rehearsal, sometime around 11 pm last night, I was working on the basis that I would have a nice lie-in the next morning, and it didn't matter if I had another pint.
- They had a lie-in on Sunday morning before driving to a local beauty spot where they had a picnic.
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