(noun, verb, abbreviation)


1. the habitation of wild animals

Similar word(s): lair

Definition categories: location, habitation

2. a hiding place; usually a remote place used by outlaws

Similar word(s): hideaway, hideout

Definition categories: location

3. a unit of 8 to 10 cub scouts

Definition categories: group, unit

4. a room that is comfortable and secluded

Definition categories: man–made, room

Sentences with den as a noun:

- a den of robbers

- Daniel was put into the lions’ den.

- a den of vice

- an opium den; a gambling den


1. (reflexive) To ensconce or hide oneself in (or as in) a den.