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  Words related to hole

Related / Similar Words: golf hole, trap, cakehole, maw, yap, gob, hollow, fix, jam, mess, muddle, pickle, kettle of fish, hole out

 

Definition:
  • an opening deliberately made in or through something;
  • one playing period (from tee to green) on a golf course; "he played 18 holes";
  • informal terms for the mouth;
  • an opening into or through something;
  • a depression hollowed out of solid matter;
  • an unoccupied space;
  • informal terms for a difficult situation; "he got into a terrible fix"; "he made a muddle of his marriage";
  • a fault; "he shot holes in my argument";
  • make holes in;
  • hit the ball into the hole;

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    Hyponyms: air hole, armhole, bunghole, buttonhole, button hole, countersink, cup, ear hole, eye, eyelet, finger hole, hawse, hawsehole, hawsepipe, keyhole, loophole, lubber's hole, manhole, mortise, mortice, mouth hole, nail hole, peephole, spyhole, perforation, plughole, posthole, post hole, puncture, sound hole, thumbhole, vent, venthole, vent-hole, blowhole, dogleg, aperture, bolt-hole, bullet hole, cranny, leak, ozone hole, rathole, knothole, burrow, tunnel, gopher hole, kettle hole, kettle, pit, cavity, pothole, chuckhole, rabbit burrow, rabbit hole, wormhole, pore, dog's breakfast, dog's dinner

     

    Part Meronyms: golf course, golf links, links

     

    Derivational Morphology: hole out, excavate, dig, hollow, hollow out, core out, golf hole

     

     
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