hide-and-seek meaning

Pronunciation:   "hide-and-seek" in a sentence
Noun: hide-and-seek  'hId(u)n'seek
  1. A game in which a child covers his eyes while the other players hide then tries to find them
    - hide and go seek

Derived forms: hide-and-seeks

Type of: child's game

Encyclopedia: Hide-and-seek

[American idiom]
a guessing game where one has to find something or figure out something that is concealed or disguised. (Also literal when referring to a game where a person hides and another person tries to find the hidden person. Fixed order.)
I am tired of running up against a game of hide-and-seek every time I ask to see the financial records of this company.
I have been trying to see the manager for two days. Where is she? I refuse to play hide-and-seek any longer. I want to see her now!


  1. that bit of wire had engaged him in a game of hide-and-seek.

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