Associations to the word «Lair»


LAIR, noun. A place inhabited by a wild animal, often a cave or a hole in the ground.
LAIR, noun. (figuratively) A place inhabited by a criminal or criminals, a superhero or a supervillain.
LAIR, verb. (transitive) (Scotland) To mire.
LAIR, verb. (intransitive) (Scotland) To become mired.

Dictionary definition

LAIR, noun. The habitation of wild animals.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats