- a removable or hinged cover for the top of a container；an eyelid
noun: lid, plural noun: lids
- 1. a removable or hinged cover for the top of a container a large frying pan with a lid a garbage can lid
- ▪ an eyelid eyes now hooded beneath heavy lids
- ▪ the operculum of a moss capsule.
- ▪ a hat I've got a lid for you to try on