An example of a hole is a small opening in the ground that leads to a gopher tunnel.
Holes in an argument.
To hole a tunnel through a mountain.
Dug a hole in the ground with a shovel.
- An excavation or pit.
- A small bay or inlet; cove.
- A pool or deep, relatively wide place in a stream.A swimming hole.
- An animal's burrow or lair; den.
- Having a score below zero.
- In debt.
- At a disadvantage.
- To make someone eager to spend it.
- At a spot on or near the green that is as far as the hole is from where the ball was hit.
- The act of getting the ball into the hole on the shot from the tee.
- To hit the ball into the hole.
- To hibernate, usually in a hole.
- To shut oneself in.
- To hide out.
- In debt.Fifty dollars in the hole.
- Dealt face down.
- To use up a sizable amount of.
- To pick out errors or flaws in.
- solitary confinement; also, a cell used for solitary confinement.
- The area of the infield between the third baseman and the shortstop or between the second baseman and the first baseman.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of hole
- Middle English from Old English hol kel-1 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition