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February 2016

Word of the Day: lean

Word of the Day February 15, 2016 lean (verb, adjective, noun) /lin/   LISTEN   A man leaning on a wall To lean means 'to stand something at an angle' and 'to rest on something for support.' Figuratively, it is used as a synonym for 'to rely on someone' and, used with toward, it also means 'to usually agree with something or someone.' It also means 'to bend in one direction.' As an adjective, lean can refer to something thin and without fat, whether it is a person, an animal, or a piece of meat. It also means 'lacking content.' As […]

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