or hide-out

[ hahyd-out ]
/ ˈhaɪdˌaʊt /


a safe place for hiding, especially from the law.


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Origin of hideout

First recorded in 1870–75; noun use of verb phrase hide out
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British Dictionary definitions for hideout

/ (ˈhaɪdˌaʊt) /


a hiding place, esp a remote place used by outlaws, etc; hideaway

verb hide out (intr)

to remain deliberately concealed, esp for a prolonged period of time
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