from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A children's game in which one player tries to find and catch others who are hiding.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun 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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Variant of hide and seek

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

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


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