verb (intransitive, adverb)
- (of an animal) to hibernate, esp in a cave
- (informal) to hide or remain secluded
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, take refuge
, go into hiding
, take cover
, go to earth
Example Sentences Including 'hole up'
Deadwood Circle the wagons and hole up at the best western on TV.
Listen, I understand if you can't face going away anywhere, but why don't you hole up with us at the vicarage for a
Now she and Lawrence were going to hole up in Belvoir for the night -- at her aunt's house -- and respray the Volvo green in the morning.
MUSIC FOR BOYS (2003)
Others are interested only in self-defence and bush craft, so they can hole up and survive in the event of societal breakdown.
The barn was as good a place as any to hole up for the night.
Then I have the afternoons to myself to hole up in my caravan with the PC, and tap away at my writing.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
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