To attack from a concealed position.
(Chiefly British) To overwhelm or massacre.
To beat or cut one's way through bushes
To approach and speak to (a person on the way to a destination or in the middle of an activity):
To exist unobserved or unsuspected:
Find another word for lie-in-wait. In this page you can discover 6 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for lie-in-wait, like: ambush, scupper, bushwhack, waylay, lurk and ambuscade.