hole in one

noun phrase

Examples of hole in one in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Simply spoon the filling into a zip-top plastic freezer bag, and without sealing it, snip a hole in one of the corners. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 8 Apr. 2024 Sunlight will enter a pinhole punched into aluminum foil and taped over a hole in one side of the box, projecting the sun onto the sheet of paper taped to the inside of the box during an eclipse. Michael Salerno, The Arizona Republic, 29 Mar. 2024 Make a small hole in one sheet and allow sunlight to pass through it onto the second sheet, which acts as a screen. The Arizona Republic, 8 Apr. 2024 Researchers determined that its odds of colliding with us were one in twenty-seven hundred—a little less than those of a professional golfer hitting a hole in one. David W. Brown, The New Yorker, 28 Sep. 2023 Team Europe's Emily Kristine Pedersen hit a hole in one for just the second time in Solheim Cup history on Friday. Scott Thompson, Fox News, 22 Sep. 2023 Needing a hole in one and three birdies to beat her sister, Molly faced a tall task. Emma Healy, BostonGlobe.com, 6 Aug. 2023 That was the year the then-Highland Park senior made a hole in one on the 218-yard second hole in the third round. Sportsday Staff, Dallas News, 13 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hole in one was in 1925

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“Hole in one.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hole%20in%20one. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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