Meaning of “hole” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /həʊl/
Extra Examples
I've mended that hole in your skirt for you.They blasted a hole in the rock face.The nail had torn a hole in my skirt.He dropped his cigarette and burnt a hole in his jacket.Billy drilled a hole in the wall.

B1 a hollow space in something, or an opening in a surface:

a bullet hole
There's a hole in the roof.
We dug a hole to plant the tree.
a rabbit/mouse, etc hole

a hollow space where a rabbit/mouse, etc lives


a small, hollow space in the ground that you try to hit a ball into in a game of golf

(Definition of “hole” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)