Synonyms of waylay in English:

waylay


See definition of waylay

verb

1‘we were on our way to Winchester when we were waylaid and robbed’

SYNONYMS
ambush, hold up, attack, assail, rob
lie in wait for, lay a trap for, trap, entrap
informal mug, stick up

2‘a series of people waylaid her to chat before she was out of the room’

SYNONYMS
accost, detain, intercept, take aside, stop and talk to, pounce on, swoop down on, importune
informal buttonhole