hide·​away | \ˈhīd-ə-ˌwā \

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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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That's because the real highlight of the episode was Bernadette using Halley and Michael's playhouse as a hideaway from her kids. Jessica Radloff, Glamour, "The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 7 Recap: Bernadette Hides From Her Kids," 1 Nov. 2018 Sircar purchased the 1,500-square-foot Hollywood Hills hideaway at the end of last year and finished renovations in March. Arielle Paul, latimes.com, "My Favorite Room: Tiya Sircar brings Texas and India to her living room," 21 Apr. 2018 Just an hour outside of Dubai and set against the Al Hajar Mountains, the hotel is a quaint hideaway. Laura Ratliff, Condé Nast Traveler, "5 Best Day Trips from Dubai," 4 Mar. 2018 The house, built circa 1898, was part of the original enclave of Hamptons hideaways for the well-to-do along South Main Street. Maria Carter, Country Living, "A 12-Bedroom Cottage That Once Belonged to the Carnegies is for Sale," 20 Aug. 2015 Check out our picks below, covering a range of shapes, sizes, styles, and budgets—from a classic round table to a breakfast bar with hideaway chairs. Jenny Xie, Curbed, "All kinds of small dining tables for under $500," 1 Oct. 2018 There’s also a secret hideaway in Lamplight Lounge known as The Office, a sort-of speakeasy/private dining room and balcony for up to 13 guests. Pam Kragen, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Pixar Pier debuts Saturday at Disney California park," 22 June 2018 Image Behind us was Tucson and three days of living like old-time movie stars at the glamorous Arizona Inn, a hideaway in the heart of one of the nation’s funkiest university towns. Joe Drape, New York Times, "On an Arizona Road Trip, Miles of Family Firsts," 12 June 2018 Sneak away for an extra-long lunch hour at an unlikely hideaway — perhaps the Butterfly Place in Westford (978-392-0955, www.butterflyplace-ma.com, $13). BostonGlobe.com, "Goof off the fun way on National Goof-Off Day," 20 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of hideaway

1926, in the meaning defined above

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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 \

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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