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
Synonyms: golf_hole

"he played 18 holes"

Related terms: whole playing_period dogleg golf_course
4. [ noun ] (geography) a depression hollowed out of solid matter
Synonyms: hollow
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
Related terms: hollow
7. [ verb ] (golf) in golf: hit the ball into the hole
Synonyms: hole_out
Related terms: hit golf
8. [ noun ] a fault

"he shot holes in my argument"

Related terms: defect
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
Related terms: mouth
Similar spelling:   Hoyle