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
Word usage trends for “hole-up”
Example Sentences Including 'hole up'
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.
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The barn was as good a place as any to hole up for the night.