hide-and-seek

noun
\ ˌhīd-ᵊn-ˈsēk How to pronounce hide-and-seek (audio) \

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, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hide-and-seek was circa 1727

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“Hide-and-seek.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hide-and-seek. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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hide-and-seek

noun

English Language Learners Definition of hide-and-seek

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

hide-and-seek

noun
\ ˌhī-dᵊn-ˈsēk \

Kids Definition of hide-and-seek

: 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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