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hole up

Definition of hole up in English:

informal Hide oneself: I holed up for two days in a tiny cottage in Pennsylvania
More example sentences
  • A Russion oil tycoon holes up in London after some dodgy dealings in his home country.
  • Having robbed her boss's safe in order to get married, she holes up overnight at the sinister Bates motel.
  • I've come to the realization lately that I've been holing up in my apartment way too much for far too long.
Synonyms
hide (out), conceal oneself, secrete oneself, shelter, take cover, lie low
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