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1. pothole

noun. ['ˈpɑːtˌhoʊl'] a pit or hole produced by wear or weathering (especially in a road surface).

Synonyms

  • hollow
  • chuckhole

Antonyms

  • fill
  • full
  • solid

Etymology

  • hole (English)
  • pot (English)
  • pot (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Pothole

  • blowhole
  • buttonhole
  • cubbyhole
  • foxhole
  • keyhole
  • loophole
  • manhole
  • mousehole
  • pigeonhole
  • pinhole
  • posthole
  • sinkhole

Example sentences of the word pothole


1. Noun, singular or mass
You will most likely notice a pothole after a rain when every low spot captures water.

2. Adjective
The thicker sidewall also protects rims from pothole damage and from curb dings when parking.

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