English edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈhaɪdɪŋ/
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  • Rhymes: -aɪdɪŋ

Etymology 1 edit

See hide (Etymology 1)

Verb edit

hiding

  1. present participle and gerund of hide
Derived terms edit

Noun edit

hiding (usually uncountable, plural hidings)

  1. (uncountable) A state of concealment.
    After the leaked scandalous stories about his personal life, the celebrity remained in hiding for a few weeks.
  2. (countable) A place of concealment.

Etymology 2 edit

See hide (Etymology 2)

Noun edit

hiding (countable and uncountable, plural hidings)

  1. (literally) Skinning (of an animal) to yield a hide (for human use).
  2. (colloquial, figuratively, countable) A beating or spanking.
Translations edit