What is another word for holes?

261 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ hˈə͡ʊlz], [ hˈə‍ʊlz], [ h_ˈəʊ_l_z]

Holes are small openings or cavities in solid objects or surfaces. There are several synonyms for the word "holes" that can be used to add variety to one's writing. These synonyms include perforations, apertures, gaps, punctures, breaches, rents, orifices, voids, channels, tunnels, and crevices. Each of these synonyms describes holes in a slightly different way. For example, voids suggest a complete lack of material where something is missing, whereas tunnels suggest a longer or more narrow path than a typical hole. By using a variety of synonyms for the word "holes," writers can create a more vivid and descriptive picture of the holes they are referring to.

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Usage examples for Holes

He searched both holes without success.
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner"
Alexander Irvine
Breathing holes were kept open over their faces.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
On the sea-ice we noted many seal blow-holes.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

Famous quotes with Holes

  • I don't go to the cool, trendy restaurants. I go to either the holes in the wall or the super-fancy restaurants where there are no cool people.
    Tyra Banks
  • It is not helpful to help a friend by putting coins in his pockets when he has got holes in his pockets.
    Elizabeth Bowen
  • Probably the closest things to perfection are the huge absolutely empty holes that astronomers have recently discovered in space. If there's nothing there, how can anything go wrong?
    Richard Brautigan
  • So I have the classic amateur's technique; I know some very tricky bits and I have large gaping holes.
    Bill Bruford
  • Even when people are rich and successful on TV shows, there's always some trouble - you have to poke holes in them, throw them out of a job, put a pie in the face.
    Drew Carey

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