molehill

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noun mole·hill \ˈmōl-ˌhil\

Definition of molehill

  1. :  a little mound or ridge of earth pushed up by a mole

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First Known Use of molehill

15th century


MOLEHILL Defined for English Language Learners

molehill

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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

molehill

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noun mole·hill \ˈmōl-ˌhil\

Definition of molehill for Students

  1. :  a little ridge of dirt pushed up by a mole as it burrows underground



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