noun \ˌhīd-ən-ˈsēk\

: a children's game in which everyone hides from one player who tries to find them

Full Definition of HIDE-AND-SEEK

:  a children's game in which one player does not look while others hide and then goes to find them

First Known Use of HIDE-AND-SEEK

circa 1727


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