Definition of hideout
: a place of refuge, retreat, or concealment
Examples of hideout in a Sentence
police found the stolen jewels under the floorboards in the thief's hideout, a cabin deep in the woods
Recent Examples of hideout from the Web
Caesar and his followers have been operating from a secret hideout in the woods — a gorgeous little Eden tucked away behind a thundering waterfall.
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Under KMPR, South Korea—and presumably the United States—would launch attacks on the North Korean capital and all known hideouts of the the country's leadership in order to head off orders to send the country to war.
The trajectory of Jasper's strange childhood takes readers from the Australian bush to bohemian Paris to the jungles of Thailand--with stops in strip clubs, asylums, criminal hideouts, and a famous labyrinth built by Martin.
A former Malaysian university professor who later turned into a jihadi and received training in Afghanistan, Mahmud appeared in a militant video showing militant leaders planning the Marawi siege in a hideout, a sign of his key role in the uprising.
A bomb explodes after being dropped on an Islamist militants' hideout in Marawi, on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on June 9, 2017.
Be sure to check out the Plan 3 at The Estates with its four-bay garage, with plenty of room to have a workshop or hideout.
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First Known Use of hideout
HIDEOUT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hideout for English Language Learners
: a place where someone (such as a criminal) hides to avoid being found or captured
HIDEOUT Defined for Kids
Definition of hideout for Students
: a secret place for hiding (as from the police)
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