Definition of hideaway in English:

hideaway

Syllabification: hide·a·way
Pronunciation: /ˈhīdəˌwā
 
/

noun

A place used as a retreat or a hiding place: an intimate hideaway overlooking the bay
More example sentences
  • 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.
Synonyms
retreat, refuge, hiding place, hideout, den, bolthole, shelter, sanctuary, sanctum; hermitage, secret place

adjective

Back to top  
Designed to be concealed when not in use: a hideaway bed
More example sentences
  • 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.

Definition of hideaway in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day anastrophe
Pronunciation: əˈnastrəfē
noun
the inversion of the usual order of words...