Definition of "lid" []

  • A removable or hinged cover for a hollow receptacle or box. (noun)
  • An eyelid. (noun)
  • Biology A flaplike covering, such as an operculum. (noun)
  • A curb, restraint, or limit: approved a new lid on corporate spending. (noun)
  • Informal An act of concealment; a cover: told us to keep a lid on the report until the campaign was over. (noun)
  • A cover, usually removable or hinged, for a receptacle (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A quantity of marijuana, usually an ounce (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "lid" in a sentence
  • "*** Join now and get an awesome coffin set with poses, one with closed lid, one with open lid***"
  • "Usually when they're done for the day, they give us what they call a lid, saying don't expect any more news."
  • "Remove the lid from the pot and continue roasting the chicken another 15 minutes or so, until done."