watering hole
noun Date: 1882 1. water hole 1 2. a place where people gather socially; especially watering place 3

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • watering hole — or[place] {n. phr.} A bar, pub, or nightclub where people gather to drink and socialize. * /I like The Silver Dollar it is my favorite watering hole in all of Sidney, Nebraska./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • watering hole — or[place] {n. phr.} A bar, pub, or nightclub where people gather to drink and socialize. * /I like The Silver Dollar it is my favorite watering hole in all of Sidney, Nebraska./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • watering\ hole — • watering hole • watering place n. phr. A bar, pub, or nightclub where people gather to drink and socialize. I like the Silver Dollar it is my favorite watering hole in all of Sidney, Nebraska …   Словарь американских идиом

  • watering hole — watering holes N COUNT You can refer to a pub or bar where people go to drink and meet their friends as a watering hole. I was in my favorite watering hole, waiting for the game to start …   English dictionary

  • watering hole — n 1.) informal a bar or other place where people drink alcohol ▪ What s your favorite watering hole? 2.) a ↑waterhole …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • watering hole — (UK) A watering hole is a pub …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • watering hole — ► NOUN 1) a waterhole from which animals regularly drink. 2) informal a pub or bar …   English terms dictionary

  • watering hole — ☆ watering hole n. Informal a bar or tavern, esp. one in which there is much social activity …   English World dictionary

  • watering hole — UK [ˈwɔːt(ə)rɪŋ ˌhəʊl] / US [ˈwɔt(ə)rɪŋ ˌhoʊl] noun [countable] Word forms watering hole : singular watering hole plural watering holes 1) a waterhole 2) informal a pub or other place where people go to drink alcohol …   English dictionary

  • watering hole — n. a tavern. □ Now this place is one of my favorite watering holes. □ I think you live down at that watering hole …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • watering hole — (UK)    A watering hole is a pub.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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