Noun: hide-and-seek 'hId(u)n'seek
- 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
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!
- that bit of wire had engaged him in a game of hide-and-seek.