Definition of 'hole'
Video: pronunciation of 'hole'
Example sentences containing 'hole'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Yet what did he expect when his own story was full of holes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Cut a small hole in each one and stuff with half an olive for the pupil. The Sun (2016)They no longer have last year's hole in their head. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Eight birdies in four holes was gilt-edged golf. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You'll have to find your own rabbit hole. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's not difficult to pick holes in the proposals. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He also had birdie putts on the 17th and 18th holes as he finished eight under par. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The 7th is the only hole on the course that really makes use of Hazeltine lake. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If using festive pastry shapes instead, you won't need to make any holes in the pastry. The Sun (2016)They need acquisition complexity like a hole in the head. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Or the perfect bolt hole for a golfing weekend? Times, Sunday Times (2007)The main hole in this theory is that there is not one shred of evidence. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They used to make holes in the skirting boards and come out and look at you. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)What can one do when one finds that one only fits into one hole? The House of Mirth (1905)This is the hardest hole on the course. The Sun (2013)They decided to play another nine holes. Tommy Cooper: Always Leave Them Laughing (2006)The head rolled down a rabbit hole. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Try not to pick holes in yourself. Coping with Bulimia (1987)The pitch is full of rabbit holes and cuts up too easily. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There is a kind of owl that makes holes to live in like moles. Little Men (1871)It was pointed out that playing nine holes of golf on the morning of the match was not entirely the best preparation. Times, Sunday Times (2009)How did he make a double bogey from the fairway on the 18th hole? Times, Sunday Times (2015)She nearly made a hole in my head just now, but we must not get discouraged. Heidi (1881)He holed a bunker shot to pick up a birdie on the 16th. The Sun (2013)With the new back tees this hole is much more like it used to be 20 years ago. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A bogey on the opening hole led to a grimace and prolonged whispering from the galleries. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was obvious other people had hit the hole, as there were five or six wheel trims in the hedge. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Just ask the three women in Yorkshire who had a miraculous escape when their car landed upside down after hitting a hole. The Sun (2011)
Trends of 'hole'
Very Common. hole is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'hole'
British English: hole /həʊl/ NOUN
A hole is an opening or hollow space in something.
The builders cut holes into the soft stone.
- American English: hole
- Arabic: حُفْرَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: buraco
- Chinese: 洞
- Croatian: rupa
- Czech: díra
- Danish: hul
- Dutch: gat
- European Spanish: agujero
- Finnish: reikä
- French: trou
- German: Loch
- Greek: τρύπα
- Italian: buco
- Japanese: 穴
- Korean: 구멍
- Norwegian: hull
- Polish: dziura
- European Portuguese: buraco
- Romanian: gaură
- Russian: дыра
- Spanish: agujero
- Swedish: hål
- Thai: รู
- Turkish: delik çorap, duvar vb
- Ukrainian: діра
- Vietnamese: lỗ hổng
Definition of hole from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Meme Ban, Heart Age & Collagin: September’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this September with Robert Groves.
Collins Reference Catalogue 2019
View our new 2019 reference catalogue. From dictionaries, phrasebooks, language learning, atlases and maps, general reference and puzzles, you'll be sure to find books that appeal to you.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.