Definition of molehill
: a little mound or ridge of earth pushed up by a mole
Recent Examples of molehill from the Web
Due to a leak to the media, a mountain has been made out of a molehill.
Donald Trump is right that the media is making a mountain out of every Trump molehill.
But this molehill became a mountain that the N.F.L. was willing to die on to protect its shield.
But only AI2 uses regular input from analysts to turn that mountain into a molehill.
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First Known Use of molehill
MOLEHILL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of molehill for English Language Learners
: a small pile of dirt that is pushed up by a mole when it digs tunnels underground
MOLEHILL Defined for Kids
Definition of molehill for Students
: a little ridge of dirt pushed up by a mole as it burrows underground
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