hole-in-the-wall
noun (plural holes-in-the-wall) Date: 1856 a small and often unpretentious out-of-the-way place (as a restaurant)

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  • hole-in-the-wall — ˌhole in the ˈwall noun [countable usually singular] informal BANKING another name for ATM: • The bank is to update its hole in the wall cash dispensers to make them faster and safer …   Financial and business terms

  • hole in the wall — UK US noun [C] UK INFORMAL ► BANKING a way of referring to a CASH MACHINE(Cf. ↑cash machine): »I ll need to get some cash from a hole in the wall. »a hole in the wall machine → See also ATM( …   Financial and business terms

  • hole in the wall — ► NOUN informal 1) Brit. an automatic cash dispenser installed in an outside wall. 2) a small dingy place …   English terms dictionary

  • hole in the wall — (informal) 1. A small insignificant place 2. A cash dispenser • • • Main Entry: ↑hole …   Useful english dictionary

  • hole in the wall — ☆ hole in the wall n. a small, dingy room, shop, etc., esp. one in a remote or unfrequented place * * * …   Universalium

  • hole-in-the-wall — n 1.) BrE informal a machine in or outside a bank from which you can obtain money using a special card = ↑ATM, cash machine ↑cash machine 2.) AmE a small dark shop or restaurant …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hole in the wall — ☆ hole in the wall n. a small, dingy room, shop, etc., esp. one in a remote or unfrequented place …   English World dictionary

  • hole-in-the-wall — noun count INFORMAL 1. ) a very small store or restaurant 2. ) BRITISH an ATM …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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