[ teyk-in ]
/ ˈteɪkˌɪn /
a deception, fraud, or imposition.
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Origin of take-in
First recorded in 1770–80; noun use of verb phrase take in
Words nearby take-in
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Example sentences from the Web for take-in
Ah, signora mia, what a take-in You saw my father-in-law at the time of our wedding.The Law Inevitable|Louis Couperus