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hole up

verb

Definition of hole up

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to hide out in or as if in a hole or cave

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to place in or as if in a refuge or hiding place



Examples of hole up in a sentence

  1. <we'll hole up in the cellar and wait out the hurricane>



1875

First Known Use of hole up

1875


HOLE UP Defined for Kids

hole up

verb

Definition of hole up for Students

holed up

holing up

  1. :  to take shelter <During the storm they holed up in the basement.>




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