noun Informal.

a nook or cranny used as a hiding place.

Origin of hidey-hole

First recorded in 1810–20; hide1 + -ey2 + hole
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Examples from the Web for hidey-hole

Historical Examples of hidey-hole

  • It was plainly there that they must look for the hidey-hole.

    Everyday Adventures

    Samuel Scoville

  • "A child's hidey-hole, I suppose," he said without showing as much interest as the occasion warranted.

    The Motor Maid

    Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson