noun pot·hole \ˈpät-ˌhōl\

: a deep, round hole in a road or some other surface (such as the bottom of a river)

Full Definition of POTHOLE

a :  a circular hole formed in the rocky bed of a river by the grinding action of stones or gravel whirled round by the water
b :  a sizable rounded often water-filled depression in land
:  a pot-shaped hole in a road surface
:  a usually minor difficulty or setback <hit a pothole in her comeback attempt>
pot·holed \-ˌhōld\ adjective

First Known Use of POTHOLE

POTHOLE Defined for Kids


noun pot·hole \ˈpät-ˌhōl\

Definition of POTHOLE for Kids

:  a deep round hole (as in a road)


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