hide·​away | \ ˈhīd-ə-ˌwā How to pronounce hideaway (audio) \

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Examples of hideaway in a Sentence

The resort is a perfect romantic hideaway for young couples. the novelist has a little hideaway in the country where he goes whenever he wants to do some serious writing

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The home once served as the Beverly Hills hideaway of Elvis and Priscilla Presley, and is now currently the Los Angeles outpost for the Future Perfect, a contemporary design gallery that sets itself apart through its focus on creative curation. Leigh Penney, Vogue, "The Former Beverly Hills Hideaway of Elvis Presley Welcomed Frieze Los Angeles Guests at a Cocktail Party," 20 Feb. 2019 First came Jalakara in 2016, the platonic ideal of the chic jungle hideaway, on the crown of a hill in the island’s rugged interior and thoughtfully accessorized with items procured by the British owners during their adventures all over India. Klara Glowczewska, Town & Country, "The Best Places to Travel in 2019," 7 Dec. 2018 The duo had reimagined the rustic rooftop bar at New York's McKittrick Hotel into a comfy hideaway, complete with a breakfast spread and a full tent to shield everyone from the surprise downpour. Candace Braun Davison, House Beautiful, "Nate Berkus And Jeremiah Brent's New Faux-Shearling Chairs Are Chicest, Coziest Things Ever," 26 Sep. 2018 Prada cleverly conceived a hideaway that was, arguably, the most tranquil respite from the Basel bacchanal outside. Nick Remsen, Vogue, "Kanye West, Venus Williams, Emma Roberts, and Theaster Gates Party With Prada in Miami," 7 Dec. 2018 For lovers of the outdoors (hiking and trekking in summer, skiing and snow activities in winter), this property is an amazing hideaway offering delicious food and a Michelin-star restaurant on-site, along with a heavenly spa. Carrie Goldberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "The 19 Best Places to Travel in 2019," 10 Jan. 2019 But there are no velvet sofas or gaudy skulls at his Tuscan hideaway. Lindsey Desimone, ELLE Decor, "Sting's Tuscan Escape Is What Fairytales Are Made Of," 7 Oct. 2015 Even after this horrifying interlude, Bughead are still shown using the bunker as their romantic hideaway! Emma Dibdin, Harper's BAZAAR, "The 6 Craziest Things That Happened On Riverdale Tonight," 25 Oct. 2018 Berliners escape to their leafy Brandenburg lakes, rich Hamburgers weekend on the island of Sylt, and Stuttgarters have their Black Forest hideaways. Adam H. Graham, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Perfect Long Weekend in Bavaria," 17 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of hideaway

1926, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hideaway was in 1926

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English Language Learners Definition of hideaway

: a hidden place : a place where someone goes to be alone


hide·​away | \ ˈhī-də-ˌwā How to pronounce hideaway (audio) \

Kids Definition of hideaway

: retreat entry 1 sense 3, hideout “We came here to this … remote little hideaway, so we could enjoy some … privacy.”— E. B. White, The Trumpet of the Swan

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