the hole

Definition of the hole

1 US, informal :a prison cell where a prisoner who is being punished is kept alone :solitary confinement
  • He spent a month in the hole.
2 baseball :the area between the shortstop and third baseman
  • He hit a sharp ground ball into the hole.

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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