Synonyms of 'loophole'
They exploit some loophole in the law to avoid prosecution.
his narrow escape from bankruptcy
It was just an excuse to get out of going to school.
He murdered his wife, but got off on a plea of insanity.
an evasion of responsibility
He claimed the police beat him up under the pretence that he was resisting arrest.
They wanted a pretext to restart the war.
Most people can see right through that type of subterfuge.
means of escape
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An aperture is a narrow hole or gap.
Through the aperture he could see daylight.
Thesaurus for loophole from the Collins English Thesaurus
A loophole in the law is a small mistake which allows people to do something that would otherwise be illegal .