Definitions for lairlɛər

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word lair

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lair, den(noun)

    the habitation of wild animals

Wiktionary

  1. lair(Noun)

    A place inhabited by a wild animal, often a cave or a hole in the ground.

  2. lair(Noun)

    A place inhabited by a criminal or criminals, a superhero or a supervillain.

  3. lair(Verb)

    To mire.

  4. lair(Verb)

    To become mired.

  5. Origin: From leġer, from legran, from leǵh-.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lair(noun)

    a place in which to lie or rest; especially, the bed or couch of a wild beast

  2. Lair(noun)

    a burying place

  3. Lair(noun)

    a pasture; sometimes, food

  4. Origin: [OE. leir, AS. leger; akin to D. leger, G. lager couch, lair, OHG. legar, Goth. ligrs, and to E. lie. See Lie to be prostrate, and cf. Layer, Leaguer.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lair

    lār, n. a lying-place, esp. the den or retreat of a wild beast: (Scot.) the ground for one grave in a burying-place. [A.S. leger, a couch—licgan, to lie down; Dut. leger, Ger. lager.]

  2. Lair

    lār, v.i. (Scot.) to sink in mud.—n. mire, a bog, a quagmire. [Ice. leir, mud.]

Anagrams for lair »

  1. aril

  2. rial

  3. rail

  4. lari

  5. liar

  6. lira

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lair in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lair in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Letitia Elizabeth Landon:

    I like a cat because it does not disguise its selfishness with any flattering hypocrisies. Its attachment is not to yourself, but to your house. Let it but have food, and a warm lair among the embers, and it heeds not at whose expense. Then it has the spirit to resent aggression. You shall beat your dog, and he will fawn upon you; but a cat never forgives : it has no tender mercies, and it torments before it destroys its prey.

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