hideaway

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hide +‎ away

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hideaway (plural hideaways)

  1. a hiding place, somewhere you can go to get away from other people
    This weekend, let's find some romantic hideaway on the coast.

Adjective[edit]

hideaway (not comparable)

  1. Capable of being stored out of sight when not in use.
    • 1980, Making of America Project, House Beautiful: Volume 122
      Furnishings by Stanley Furniture Co. include [] a trundle bed with hideaway mattress that provides space for two overnight guests.
    • 2006, Dr Ben Lerner, Angle of Yaw (page 53)
      Thomas Jefferson, who held the first United States patent on a hideaway bed, devised a system of elevating and securing the bed to the ceiling.