- Lieu is defined as instead of or in place of something.
An example of lieu is someone saying they are going to the park instead of going to the beach.
lieu definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Middle English liue ; from Old French lieu ; from Classical Latin locus, place: see locus
lieu definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: French, from Old French, from Latin locus.
lieu - Phrases/Idioms
in lieu of