like a hole in the head

Definition of like a hole in the head

informal

  1. :  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

holeplay
  1. :  an opening through something :  perforation

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

    :  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

    :  to drive or hit into a hole

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

headplay
  1. :  the upper or anterior division of the animal body that contains the brain, the chief sense organs, and the mouth

    :  the seat of the intellect :  mind

    :  a person with respect to mental qualities

  1. :  of, relating to, or intended for the upper or anterior division of the animal body that contains the brain, the chief sense organs, and the mouth :  of, relating to, or intended for the head (see 1head 1)

    :  principal, chief

    :  located at the end that is upper or higher :  situated at the head (see 1head 5a)

  1. :  behead

    :  to put the striking part of a weapon, tool, or implement on :  fit a head (see 1head 9b) to

    :  to form the uppermost extremity or projecting part of :  to form the head or top of


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