- concealed; obscure; covert: hidden meaning; hidden hostility.
- past participle of hide1.
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Examples from the Web for well-hidden
Lesson: To win the presidency, a candidate needs to have fire in the belly; he just needs to keep it well-hidden.Rick Perry’s Divine Calling
July 21, 2011
In winter he sleeps just as Buster does, usually in a well-hidden cave.The Burgess Animal Book for Children
Thornton W. Burgess
The other was her well-hidden disappointment that she had been childless.Make Mine Homogenized
Dotty sat down too, and felt of Blot's small and well-hidden bones.Two Little Women
It was a well-hidden spot, and somewhat weird, a haunted kind of place.Furze the Cruel
The ventilator was well-hidden and inaccessible to any one without a step-ladder.Whispering Wires
- having been concealed to make discovery difficult or impossible
- a past participle of hide 1
- concealed or obscureda hidden cave; a hidden meaning
Word Origin and History for well-hidden
past participle of hide (v.1); a Middle English formation (Old English had gehydd "hidden") on the model of ride/ridden, etc. Hidden persuaders (1957) was Vance Packard's term for "ad men."