watering hole

noun
|Updated on: 13 Jun 2018

Definition of watering hole

1 : water hole 1
2 : a place where people gather socially; especially : watering place 3

Examples of watering hole in a Sentence

  1. supposedly, that Broadway hangout was the favorite watering hole for 1940s celebrities

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First Known Use of watering hole

1776

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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WATERING HOLE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of watering hole for English Language Learners

  • : a place (such as a bar) where people gather to drink


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