- usually in the phrase in hiding
- the act of one that hides
- the condition of being hidden
- a place to hide
Origin of hidingMiddle English huydinge
Informal a severe beating; thrashing; flogging
Origin of hiding; from hide
- Present participle of hide.
(usually uncountable, plural hidings)
- (uncountable) A state of concealment.
- (countable) A place of concealment.
See hide (Etymology 1)
See hide (Etymology 2)