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lid

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lid/ˈlɪd/noun
plurallids
lid
/ˈlɪd/
noun
plurallids
Learner's definition of LID  
[count]
: a cover on a box, can, jar, etc., that can be lifted or removed
— see picture at kitchen
: eyelid

blow the lid off

(chiefly US)or chiefly Britishlift the lid on
: to reveal the truth about (something)

flip your lid

— see 1flip

keep a lid on

: to keep (something secret) from being known
: to control (something): to keep (something) from becoming worse

put a lid on

: to stop (something) from growing or becoming worse
informal : to stop doing or saying (something)
orput the lid on
: to cause the end or failure of (something)
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