Definition of see the new year in in English:

see the new year in

phrase

  • Stay up until after midnight on 31 December to celebrate the start of a new year.

    • ‘In the morning she said: ‘I had to see the new year in on my own.’’
    • ‘In true Parisian style we saw the new year in in an Irish Bar in the Bastille.’
    • ‘I reckon I am one of very few people who can say that they saw the new year in whilst cowering in a bus shelter.’
    • ‘We saw the new year in accompanied by excellent food, a great crowd of people and to the sound of a piper, a good time was had by all and the evening ended at an appropriately ridiculous hour.’