watering hole

wa·ter·ing hole
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter-ing, wot-er- hohl]
    • /ˈwɔ tər ɪŋ, ˈwɒt ər- hoʊl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter-ing, wot-er- hohl]
    • /ˈwɔ tər ɪŋ, ˈwɒt ər- hoʊl/

Definitions of watering hole words

  • noun watering hole a bar, nightclub, or other social gathering place where alcoholic drinks are sold. 1
  • countable noun watering hole You can refer to a pub or bar where people go to drink and meet their friends as a watering hole. 0
  • noun watering hole a pool where animals drink; water hole 0
  • noun watering hole a pub 0
  • noun watering hole a bar or tavern, esp. one in which there is much social activity 0
  • noun watering hole A depression in which water collects and where animals come to drink. 0

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watering hole popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for watering hole

noun watering hole

  • alehouse — An alehouse is a pub.
  • barroom — A barroom is a room or building in which alcoholic drinks are served over a counter.
  • beer garden — a garden attached to a pub, where people can sit and drink beer
  • cabaret — Cabaret is live entertainment consisting of dancing, singing, or comedy acts that are performed in the evening in restaurants or nightclubs.

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