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hideout

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noun hide·out \ˈhīd-ˌau̇t\

Simple Definition of hideout

  • : a place where someone (such as a criminal) hides to avoid being found or captured

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of hideout

  1. :  a place of refuge, retreat, or concealment

Examples of hideout in a sentence

  1. <police found the stolen jewels under the floorboards in the thief's hideout, a cabin deep in the woods>



1885

First Known Use of hideout

1885


HIDEOUT Defined for Kids

hideout

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noun hide·out \ˈhīd-ˌau̇t\

Definition of hideout for Students

  1. :  a secret place for hiding (as from the police)





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