- a place to which a person can retreat for safety, privacy, relaxation, or seclusion; refuge: His hideaway is in the mountains.
- hideaway bed.
- hidden; concealed; a hideaway compartment for luggage.
Origin of hideaway
1870–75; noun, adj. use of verb phrase (transitive) hide (something) away or (intransitive) hide away
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Examples from the Web for hideaway
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Giorgio Armani was one of the first guests at their no-phones and no-TVs hideaway.Celebrities, Take Note: Anguilla Is Back From the Brink
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Once in the cool cover of the forest, Jim turned toward his hideaway.
You were taking them to the hideaway and the hideaway is part mine.
As he earned money from odd jobs, he began using it to stock his hideaway.
“You promised not to tell when I took you to the hideaway,” objected Jim.
He still felt a little guilty about the matter of the hideaway.
- a hiding place or secluded spot
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Word Origin and History for hideaway
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