|1.||[ noun ] an opening into or through something|
|Related terms:||opening leak bullet_hole rathole ozone_hole cranny perforation bolt-hole perforation knothole aperture|
|2.||[ noun ] an opening deliberately made in or through something|
|Related terms:||opening keyhole vent loophole perforation eyelet countersink buttonhole finger_hole finger_hole cup armhole hawse sound_hole manhole mortise mouth_hole nail_hole ear_hole peephole lubber's_hole plughole posthole puncture eye thumbhole bunghole air_hole|
|3.||[ noun ] (sport,golf) one playing period (from tee to green) on a golf course|
"he played 18 holes"
|Related terms:||whole playing_period dogleg golf_course|
|4.||[ noun ] (geography) a depression hollowed out of solid matter|
|Related terms:||natural_depression pit burrow pothole rabbit_burrow wormhole gopher_hole kettle excavate|
|5.||[ noun ] an unoccupied space|
|Related terms:||space pore|
|6.||[ verb ] make holes in|
|7.||[ verb ] (golf) in golf: hit the ball into the hole|
|Related terms:||hit golf|
|8.||[ noun ] a fault|
"he shot holes in my argument"
|9.||[ noun ] informal terms for a difficult situation|
|Synonyms:||fix mess muddle pickle kettle_of_fish jam|
"he got into a terrible fix" "he made a muddle of his marriage"
|Related terms:||difficulty dog's_breakfast|
|10.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 13037|
|11.||[ noun ] (anatomy,zoology) informal terms for the mouth|
|Synonyms:||maw yap cakehole gob trap|