like a hole in the head

Definition of like a hole in the head

informal
:not at all used with need to say that someone doesn't at all need something
  • She already has too many shoes. She needs another pair like a hole in the head.

Word by Word Definitions

hole play
  1. : an opening through something : perforation

  2. : an area where something is missing : gap: such as

  3. : a serious discrepancy : flaw, weakness

  1. : to make an opening through or a hallowed-out place in (as by cutting, digging, boring, or shooting at) : to make a hole (see 1hole) in

  2. : to drive or hit into a hole

  3. : to make an opening through or a hallowed-out place in something : to make a hole in something


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