Definition of Hide-and-seek

1. Noun. A game in which a child covers his eyes while the other players hide then tries to find them.

Exact synonyms: Hide And Go Seek
Generic synonyms: Child's Game



Definition of Hide-and-seek

1. Noun. Variant of hide and seek ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hide-and-seek

hidden nail skin
hidden part
hidden reserve
hidden tax
hidden variable
hiddenite
hiddenites
hiddenly
hiddenness
hiddennesses
hidder
hidders
hiddle
hide
hide-and-go-seek
hide-and-seek (current term)
hide-bound
hide-out
hide-outs
hide and go seek
hide and seek
hide away
hide nor hair
hide one's light under a bushel
hide out
hideable
hideaway
hideaways
hidebehind
hidebehinds

Literary usage of Hide-and-seek

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1. From Manassas to Appomattox: Memoirs of the Civil War in America by James Longstreet (1896)
"... Hide-and-Seek in the Mountains—Longstreet's Position was of Strategic Importance—That Fact fully appreciated by President Lincoln, Secretary Stan ton, ..."

2. Bits of Travel at Home by Helen Hunt Jackson (1878)
"hide-and-seek TOWN. IT lies in the uplands, and you can go within a mile of it by ... I christened it " Hide-and-Seek Town " myself one day as I was drawing ..."

3. Little-folk Lyrics by Frank Dempster Sherman (1897)
"hide-and-seek Now hide the flowers beneath the snow, And Winter shall not find them ; Their safety nooks he cannot know: They left no tracks behind them. ..."

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