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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
HIDE-AND-SEEK Defined for Kids


noun \ˌhī-dən-ˈsēk\

Definition of HIDE-AND-SEEK for Kids

:  a game in which one player covers his or her eyes and after giving the others time to hide goes looking for them


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