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hidey-hole

Pronunciation: /ˈhaɪdihəʊl/
hidy-hole

Translation of hidey-hole in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • [colloquial/familiar] escondite (masculine), escondrijo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • 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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