hideout etymology

English word hideout comes from English hide, English out

Detailed word origin of hideout

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
hide English (eng) (historical) An English unit of land and tax assessment intended to support one household and notionally equal to 120 acres. To beat with a whip made from hide. (intransitive) To put oneself in a place where one will be harder to find or out of sight.. (transitive) To put (something) in a place where it will be harder to discover or out of sight. (countable) (mainly British) A covered [...]
out English (eng) (colloquial) Outside.. (nonstandard, contraction of out of) Away from the inside. (cricket, baseball) Of a batter or batsman: having caused an out called on himself while batting under various rules of the game.. (obsolete) Of a young lady: having entered society and available to be courted.. Openly acknowledging that one is gay or transgender.. Released, available for purchase, download or [...]
hideout English (eng) A place to hide.

Words with the same origin as hideout

Descendants of out