hide-and-seek


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hide-and-seek

(hīd′n-sēk′) or hide-and-go-seek (-gō-)
n.
A children's game in which one player tries to find and catch others who are hiding.

hide-and-seek

or

hide-and-go-seek

n
(Games, other than specified) a game in which one player covers his or her eyes and waits while the others hide, and then tries to find them

hide′-and-seek′



n.
a children's game in which one player gives the other players a chance to hide and then tries to find them.
Also called hide′-and-go`-seek′.
[1665–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hide-and-seek - a game in which a child covers his eyes while the other players hide then tries to find themhide-and-seek - a game in which a child covers his eyes while the other players hide then tries to find them
child's game - a game enjoyed by children
Translations

hide-and-seek

[ˈhaɪdənˈsiːk] Nescondite m
to play hide-and-seekjugar al escondite

hide-and-seek

[ˌhaɪdnˈsiːk] nnascondino, rimpiattino

hide1

(haid) past tense hid (hid) : past participle hidden (ˈhidn) verb
to put (a person, thing etc) in a place where it cannot be seen or easily found. I'll hide the children's presents; You hide, and I'll come and look for you; She hid from her father; He tries to hide his feelings.
noun
a small concealed hut etc from which birds etc can be watched, photographed etc.
ˈhidden adjective
(made in such a way as to be) difficult to see or find. a hidden door; a hidden meaning.
hide-and-seek noun
a children's game in which one person searches for other people who have hidden themselves.
ˈhide-out noun
a place where one can hide or is hiding. The police searched for the bandits' hide-out.
ˈhiding noun
He has gone into hiding because he knows the police are looking for him; Is he still in hiding?; The burglar came out of hiding when the police car drove off.
ˈhiding-place noun
a place where a person or thing can be or is hidden. We'll have to find a safe hiding-place for our jewels.

hide-and-seek

لُعْبَةُ الأُستُغُمَّايَةُ hra na schovávanou gemmeleg Versteckspiel κρυφτό escondidas, escondite piiloleikki cache-cache igra skrivača nascondino 隠れん坊 숨바꼭질 verstoppertje gjemsel zabawa w chowanego esconde-esconde, jogo das escondidas прятки kurragömma การเล่นซ่อนหา saklambaç trò chơi trốn tìm 捉迷藏
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