Definition of hidden in US English:

hidden

verb

  • past participle of hide

adjective

  • Kept out of sight; concealed.

    ‘hidden dangers’
    ‘her hidden feelings’
    • ‘We have played this album over and over and are still finding hidden treasures.’
    • ‘In your business warehouse where you are missing merchandise, install a hidden camera.’
    • ‘They also are considering putting a hidden camera at the hill's car park.’
    • ‘Midden is a classic family drama in which hidden tensions and unpleasant secrets reveal themselves when a successful elder daughter returns to Derry City from the United States.’
    • ‘The little Renault's front passenger seat cushion contains a useful hidden stowage compartment.’
    • ‘The woman glared with barely hidden anger at Morgan.’
    • ‘When my father was dying and was on his death bed, I had learned of a hidden family secret.’
    • ‘Mile after mile of previously hidden landscapes can be revealed by careful interpretation and mapping.’
    • ‘Beware of the hidden dangers lurking in rivers, lakes and ponds this summer, is the message from the Environment Agency.’
    • ‘While many see this as just part of being young and enjoying growing up, there is a hidden danger.’
    • ‘And third, we should know if someone's apparent political detachment is a cover for hidden beliefs that affect journalistic practice.’
    • ‘But a hidden camera reveals the real culprit isn't even human after all.’
    • ‘I looked at them, trying to gauge the hidden meaning in their words.’
    • ‘Additionally there seems to be some type of barely hidden fear/anger/contempt/jealousy towards them.’
    • ‘Many hidden dangers in the home go unnoticed until it's too late.’
    • ‘The film delves into hidden family secrets, dramatising the escalation of an incestuous relationship between a brother and sister who have been recently reacquainted.’
    • ‘The hidden meaning in the Captain's words had been very clear to him.’
    • ‘A hidden camera secretly takes a closeup photo of the shopper's face.’
    • ‘Chris must have caught the hidden meaning in the words because he nodded slightly.’
    • ‘Foreign funds have more hidden expenses because of high foreign taxes and currency costs.’
    concealed, secret, not visible, invisible, unseen, not on view, out of sight, covered, camouflaged, disguised, masked, shrouded, veiled, unrevealed
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Pronunciation

hidden

/ˈhidn//ˈhɪdn/