Lie-in meaning

A period spent lying in bed for longer than usual after one has woken up.

As I didn't have to go to work, I decided to have a lie-in.

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(archaic) To be brought to bed in childbirth.
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To stay in bed (longer than usual).

I've got a day off tomorrow, so I might lie in till about 11.

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Origin of lie-in

  • From the verb to lie in
    From Wiktionary