Sports An opening in a defensive formation, such as the area of a baseball infield between two adjacent fielders.
A fault or flaw: There are holes in your argument.
A deep place in a body of water.
An animal's hollowed-out habitation, such as a burrow.
An ugly, squalid, or depressing dwelling.
A deep or isolated place of confinement; a dungeon.
An awkward situation; a predicament.
Sports The small pit lined with a cup into which a golf ball must be hit.
Sports One of the divisions of a golf course, from tee to cup.
Physics A vacant position in a crystal left by the absence of an electron, especially a position in a semiconductor that acts as a carrier of positive electric charge. Also called electron hole.
To put a hole in.
To put or propel into a hole.
To make a hole in something.
hole out Sports To hit a golf ball into the hole.
hole up To hibernate in or as if in a hole.
hole up Informal To take refuge in or as if in a hideout.
in the hole Having a score below zero.
in the hole In debt.
in the hole At a disadvantage.