Today’s English word of the day is: hideout. Keep reading to learn the meaning of ‘hideout’, hear the pronunciation, and read two examples of the vocabulary in use. With each English word of the day, I only focus on one definition. To see every meaning of the word, check out its entry in the Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries or in the Merriam-Webster Learner’s Dictionary.
hideout: a place where someone goes when they don’t want anyone to find them
American English Pronunciation: /ˈhaɪdaʊt/
🤫: Meet me at the hideout after school. There have been developments in Operation Stroopwafel.
😎: Ooohhhh! I will be there, Capitan! I’ll bring snacks, too!
🤓: Special forces are closing in on the guerrillas’ hideout.
🤔: Do the guerrillas have any idea they’re coming, or will it be a total ambush?
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And just for fun… When I was a little girl, my hideout was a hidden fort in the woods near my house, but my dream was to build a secret treehouse with my friends. One of my sources of inspiration was the incredible treehouse In Swiss Family Robinson. If you have to be stranded on a desert island, that’s the way to do it, don’t you think? 😍
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Definition source: Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries.
Come back tomorrow for another advanced English word of the day! My schedule is:
THURSDAY: slang, idiom, or phrasal verb
FRIDAY: academic, literary, or otherwise “big” vocabulary