waylay

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waylay /ˈweɪˌleɪ/ verb
waylays; waylaid /-ˌleɪd/ ; /ˈweɪˌleɪd/; waylaying
waylay
/ˈweɪˌleɪ/
verb
waylays; waylaid /-ˌleɪd/ ; /ˈweɪˌleɪd/; waylaying
Learner's definition of WAYLAY
[+ object]
: to stop (someone who is going somewhere) usually used as (be) waylaid
sometimes used figuratively
: to attack (someone or something) by surprise from a hidden place
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