Definition of lie in in English:

lie in

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phrasal verb

  • 1British Remain in bed after the normal time for getting up.

    • ‘if I'm not due anywhere I'll lie in until something kick-starts the day’
    1. 1.1archaic (of a pregnant woman) go to bed to give birth.
      • ‘five hungry children, and a wife lying in of a sixth’