What does lying in wait mean?

Definitions for lying in wait
ly·ing in wait

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ambush, ambuscade, lying in wait, trap(adj)

    the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise

  2. lying in wait(adj)

    waiting in concealment; in ambush

    "an army lying in wait in the forest"

How to pronounce lying in wait?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say lying in wait in sign language?

  1. lyinginwait


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lying in wait in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lying in wait in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of lying in wait in a Sentence

  1. Eugene Lucci:

    That weapon, in your hesitance based on lack of confidence and training, can be used against you, and you can make a mistake. judges are more vulnerable in when they’re parking in their spot, which is marked ‘Judge,’ and that’s where Bruzzese was, the guy was lying in wait for him.

Images & Illustrations of lying in wait

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