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
Recent Examples on the Web The biggest risk to your baby sunflowers is digging rodents, who are excited to have discovered your sunflower seed hideaway! Arricca Elin Sansone, Country Living, "How to Grow Sunflowers and Add a Dose of Cheer to Your Yard," 20 Apr. 2021 Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc: A Timeless Legend on the French Riviera, explores each and every glitzy piece of this hideaway’s 150-year history. Zachary Weiss, Vogue, "A Look Back at 150 Years of Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, the Glamorous South of France Hideaway," 7 Apr. 2021 For the next decade, the Hollywood crowd made the resort their hideaway. Heidi Mitchell, Travel + Leisure, "Guana Island, the Jewel of the British Virgin Islands, Promises True Solitude," 29 Mar. 2021 But the videos still captured his distinctive tattoos, which helped investigators trace him to his hideaway home in the Dominican Republic. Jeff Truesdell, PEOPLE.com, "Italian Mafia Fugitive Is Captured After Authorities Discover YouTube Cooking Channel He Launched," 30 Mar. 2021 The lighthearted and appropriately named Holiday House is a kitschy, design-forward hideaway tucked right off Palm Canyon Drive. Krista Simmons, Condé Nast Traveler, "What to Do in Palm Springs, California's Timeless Getaway," 30 Mar. 2021 Malliouhana is an indulgent hideaway—an art-deco gem welcoming those who seek relaxed Caribbean sophistication in an intimate, luxurious setting. Hannah N Seligson, Town & Country, "The Best Room At... Malliouhana," 7 Mar. 2021 Several days later, on another frozen afternoon, Gomez and I meet up again in her village hideaway. Jia Tolentino, Vogue, "Selena Gomez on Politics, Faith, and Making the Music of Her Career," 9 Mar. 2021 In normal times, Chalawan, an elegant hideaway outside Porter Square, has beautifully plated Southeast Asian food and proper service. Kara Baskin, BostonGlobe.com, "100 top restaurants for takeout in Boston and beyond," 11 Feb. 2021

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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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3 May 2021

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“Hideaway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hideaway. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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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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