Meaning of “hole” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /həʊl/

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.

More examples

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)