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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It’s called hide-and-seek, and we’re going to play it like our lives depended on it.
Would they have had just played a simple game of hide-and-seek? would they not have been playing anything?
What seems to have happened over the past year is that the hide-and-seek process in the financial intermediation process for mortgage loans to risky borrowers got out of hand.
As a young child, Pablo was a natural talent at hide-and-seek.
Sheldon plodded on, and decided that the old stereotyped duel was far simpler and easier than this protracted hide-and-seek affair.
And then we played hide-and-seek with the blind man.
According to a 2001 story in New York Newsday, the angel was the subject of a hide-and-seek game the next morning.
Nevertheless, Art in Odd Places, taking place this year from one end of 14th Street to the other is a far better game of hide-and-seek than spotting signature styles in an uptown gallery.
According to the show, city restaurants serve chicken raised on sheep's milk, soy and hazelnuts, and adults join hide-and-seek leagues team name: Sherlock Holmies.
Ms. LEVINE: You know, the first game that they ever play is hide-and-seek, which scares them to death.