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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