from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A children's game in which one player tries to find and catch others who are hiding. Also called hide-and-go-seek.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Variant of hide and seek

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A game played by children, in which one child (who is “it”) covers his eyes for a short time while the other players hide, and then the one who is “it” tries to find the others.
  • intransitive v. a play of children, in which some hide themselves, and others seek them.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A child's game in which one or more hide, and the others try to find them. Formerly called hide-and-find.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a game in which a child covers his eyes while the other players hide then tries to find them


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