Definition of check-in noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈtʃek ɪn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃek ɪn//
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  1. 1[countable, uncountable] the place where you go to at an airport to leave your suitcases, etc. and show your ticket The airline apologizes for long delays at check-ins today. Aim to arrive at check-in at least two hours before departure. See related entries: Airports
  2. 2[uncountable] the act of confirming your intention to take a particular flight and your personal details either at an airport or using a computer Do you know your check-in time? (British English) the check-in desk (North American English) the check-in counter See related entries: Airports
  3. Wordfinderairport, baggage reclaim, board, check-in, gate, immigration, lounge, passport, security, terminal
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: check-in