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hide-and-seek

[ hahyd-n-seek ]
/ ˈhaɪd nˈsik /
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noun

one of a variety of children's games in which, according to specified rules, one player gives the others a chance to hide and then attempts to find them.

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Also called hide-and-go-seek [hahyd-n-goh-seek]. /ˈhaɪd n goʊˈsik/.

Origin of hide-and-seek

First recorded in 1665–75
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British Dictionary definitions for hide-and-seek

hide-and-seek

US and Canadian hide-and-go-seek


noun

a game in which one player covers his eyes and waits while the others hide, and then he tries to find them
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Idioms and Phrases with hide-and-seek

hide and seek

see play hide and seek.

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