hide–and–seek

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noun \ˌhīd-ən-ˈsēk\

Definition of hide–and–seek

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

Circa 1727

First Known Use of hide–and–seek

circa 1727


HIDE–AND–SEEK Defined for English Language Learners

hide–and–seek

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noun \ˌhīd-ən-ˈsēk\

Definition of hide–and–seek for English Language Learners

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


HIDE–AND–SEEK Defined for Kids

hide–and–seek

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noun \ˌhī-dən-ˈsēk\

Definition of hide–and–seek for Students

  1. :  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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