- the act or fact of checking in.
Origin of check-in
First recorded in 1915–20; noun use of verb phrase check in
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Examples from the Web for check-in
After presenting false passports at the check-in counter, they were soon on their way to Rome.Mossad’s Greatest Female Assassin: An Excerpt From ‘Sylvia Rafael’
Ram Oren, Moti Kfir
September 20, 2014
When I asked the people at the check-in desks for other options to get to New York today, I got a sad clown face.Eleven Years After 9/11, Flying Is Safe, Routine, and Annoying
September 11, 2012
The check-in line for our flight was short, and the terminal seemed strangely empty.Ciao, Roma! Hello, Newark!
January 6, 2011
He took off his helmet, tucked it under his arm, and headed for the check-in station.Anchorite
And this is a check-in card, did you call it a check-in card?
I only found the checkout, I didn't ever see the check-in—I think I did see it one time.
An American businessman next to her at the check-in counter saw her puzzling over it.
Check-in was a lot simpler than at a coffin-hotel or a Hilton: just a brief discussion of the available rooms and a quick tour.