Definition of hidey-hole in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhʌɪdɪhəʊl/
(also hidy-hole)


A place for hiding something or oneself in, especially as a retreat from other people: favourite hidey-holes for studying included the main library and the underground classrooms
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  • Across the nation, trees are being commandeered for a new trend in high-rise living and these are not the pokey hidey-holes made from a few stray planks that most people remember from their youth.
  • Constructed from a warren of cellars, the bar is full of little hidey-holes where you can lounge on leather banquettes and happily while away the evening over a bottle or two.
  • The film is based on a memoir but contains Polanski's recollections of what it was like to go from a comfortable home to a high-walled ghetto to a series of hidey-holes.

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