Etymology
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hideaway (n.)

"small, secluded restaurant, etc.," 1929, from hide (v.1) + away. Earlier it meant "a fugitive person" (1871). Compare runaway, stowaway.

updated on July 09, 2015

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Definitions of hideaway from WordNet

hideaway (n.)
a hiding place; usually a remote place used by outlaws;
Synonyms: hideout / den
hideaway (n.)
an area where you can be alone;
Synonyms: retreat
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