lid


Definition: Meaning of, lid in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / lɪd /

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lid lids
  1. cover [countable] a cover for the open part of a pot, box, or other container
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  2. eye [countable] an EYELID
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  3. keep a/the lid on something to control a situation very carefully, especially so that it does not cause problems
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  4. put a/the lid on something informal to do something that finally stops something or ruins or ends someone's plans or hopes
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  5. take the lid off something also lift the lid on something to let people know the true facts about a bad or shocking situation
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lid used in phrases

  • flip one's lid (verb)
    1. get very angry and fly into a rage
  • sipping lid (noun)
    1. a plastic cover with a small hole in it that you put on a cup of coffee, tea etc, so that you can drink from the cup while walking, travelling etc
  • skid lid (noun)
    1. a crash helmet
  • trunk lid (noun)
    1. hinged lid for a trunk
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Parts of Speech: noun
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