Definition of lean-to noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



noun (pl. lean-tos
BrE BrE//ˈliːn tuːz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈliːn tuːz//
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a small building with its roof leaning against the side of a large building, wall or fence a lean-to garage We keep hens in a lean-to at the back of the house. See related entries: Buildings