hidden

[hid-n]
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adjective

concealed; obscure; covert: hidden meaning; hidden hostility.

verb

past participle of hide1.

Nearby words

  1. hidage,
  2. hidalgo,
  3. hidalgo y costilla,
  4. hidalgo y costilla, miguel,
  5. hidatsa,
  6. hidden agenda,
  7. hidden hand,
  8. hidden tax,
  9. hidden unemployment,
  10. hiddenite

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British Dictionary definitions for well-hidden

well-hidden

adjective (well hidden when postpositive)

having been concealed to make discovery difficult or impossible

hidden

verb

a past participle of hide 1

adjective

concealed or obscureda hidden cave; a hidden meaning
Derived Formshiddenly, adverbhiddenness, noun

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Word Origin and History for well-hidden

hidden

adj.

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."

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