There are 2 translations of lean in German:


Pronunciation: /liːn/



  • (meat) Magere

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Pronunciation: ˈflɪp(ə)nt
not showing a serious or respectful attitude

There are 2 translations of lean in German:


v.i. (leaned /liːnd; lent/ or (BrE) , leant /lent/)

  • 1 sich beugen lean against the door sich gegen die Tür lehnen lean down/forward sich herab-/vorbeugen lean back sich zurücklehnen
  • 2 (support oneself) lean against/on sth sich gegen/an etw. (Akk.) lehnen
  • 3 (be supported) lehnen (against an) (+ Dat.)
  • 4 [fig.] lean [up]on sb (rely) auf jmdn. bauen lean to[wards] sth (tend) zu etw. neigen


  • leaned or (BrE) leant lehnen (against gegen an) od. (+ Akk.)

Phrasal verbs

lean ˈover

v.i. sich hinüberbeugen

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