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

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
Recent Examples on the Web This once-sterile, cement-heavy backyard is now a lushly layered hideaway that offers privacy and a quiet retreat from the busy city. Kristin Guy, Sunset Magazine, 22 Feb. 2024 Prefer your tropical getaways to be hideaways that are far from the maddening crowd? Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 19 Feb. 2024 Fifteen minutes later, video showed Hodges sitting on a couch and drinking from a can of Coca-Cola in the hideaway office of U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon. Joe Marusak, Charlotte Observer, 2 Feb. 2024 Camouflaged among the dunes, and known for its strong mezcal cocktails and succulent tacos and small plates, Casa de Nada is a bohemian beachfront hideaway. Meagan Drillinger, Travel + Leisure, 31 Oct. 2023 The 175-acre mountain hideaway is nestled in a clearing surrounded by towering Douglas Firs along the scenic Columbia River Gorge. Evie Carrick, Travel + Leisure, 13 Feb. 2024 Every upscale town has one or two old-school, out-of-the-fray hideaways for locals and the curious. Allen Pierleoni, Sacramento Bee, 31 Jan. 2024 Lurie, the widow of real estate titan and former Chicago White Sox and Bulls part owner Robert H. Lurie, acquired the stunningly lavish Montecito hideaway in the mid-2000s, paying about $8.3 million. James McClain, Robb Report, 12 Jan. 2024 My destination was Sheep Mountain Lodge, one of Alaska's many off-the-grid hideaways. David Amsden, Condé Nast Traveler, 2 Jan. 2024 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hideaway was in 1926

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“Hideaway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hideaway. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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