Definition of hideaway in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhīdəˌwā/


A place used as a retreat or a hiding place: an intimate hideaway overlooking the bay
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  • A group of outdoors enthusiasts who built secret cabins on Mount Fromme and have been using them for the past 15 years are crying foul over a North Vancouver District plan to tear down their forest hideaways.
  • So why spend all your time heading to the usual crowded places when you could be creating unforgettable memories at any one of the island's many romantic hideaways?
  • In some sad cases, architectural treasures have fallen into disrepair and even ruin; in others, the buildings have found a new role at the start of the 21st century, often as luxury hideaways.
hermitage, secret place


Designed to be concealed when not in use: a hideaway bed
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  • The home features a bedroom and bath with a double bed plus a hideaway bed and sits just 20 feet from a restaurant.
  • Sean slept on a hideaway couch.
  • Cut close to the body to minimize bulk, it also has a hideaway hood and cozy pockets, inside and out.

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Syllabification: hide·a·way

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