Synonyms of 'loophole'
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 .