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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Here, guests can hit the golf course, sip local wines, or sample Baja California’s celebrated cuisine before soaking in the ever-changing, star-studded night sky from their translucent hideaways. National Geographic, "Pop into amazing bubble hotels around the world," 10 May 2019 Later that night, the Carmichaels said Coughlin took them out to his car to show them two or three large bags of marijuana Coughlin had stashed in the hideaway compartment used for storing a spare tire. John Spina, The Denver Post, "Prosecution takes aim at alibi on Day 3 of the Coal Creek Canyon triple homicide trial," 6 June 2019 The level, style and standard available ranges from barefoot chic relaxed hideaways, luxurious boutique resorts to larger life-style and family accommodation. Tom Ricketts, Town & Country, "How to Plan a Trip to Fiji," 5 Oct. 2016 That is certainly the case for Hotel Le Sereno, the chic, upscale hideaway nestled on Grand Cul-de-Sac, a turquoise lagoon that also happens to be a protected nature reserve. Roxanne Adamiyatt, Town & Country, "The Best Room At ... Le Sereno St. Barts," 1 Feb. 2019 The 11-room hideaway gives harried guests views of terraced rice fields, the temple of Khamsum Yuley Namgay, and snowcapped Himalayan peaks. Betsy Blumenthal, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Best Hotels in the World: 2018 Readers' Choice Awards," 9 Oct. 2018 As with all Pig hotels, the kitchen garden and restaurant will be its beating heart, while the rest will feel like your eccentric uncle’s gorgeous country hideaway. Tyler Wetherall, Condé Nast Traveler, "Kent Is Poised to Be the U.K.'s Napa Valley," 14 Sep. 2018 Passing through the kitchen and climbing the steps to what felt like a secret hideaway was as exciting as the meal itself. Elizabeth Marcus, BostonGlobe.com, "A family organized a whole trip around one meal in Modena, Italy. Was it worth it?," 21 May 2018 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

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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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