hide and seek
See also: hide-and-seek
- (games) A game where the players have to hide and one has to seek them out.
- 1726, Jonathan Swift, Gulliver's Travels:
- I would sometimes lie down, and let five or six of them dance on my hand; and at last the boys and girls would venture to come and play at hide-and-seek in my hair.
- hide and go seek (US) [both terms are used in the United States, however]