Definition of plughole in English:

plughole

Line breaks: plug|hole
Pronunciation: /ˈplʌghəʊl/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

British
  • A hole at the lowest point of a bath, basin, or sink, down which waste water drains away and which can be stopped with a plug.

Phrases

go down the plughole

informal Be unsuccessful, lost, or wasted: the company went down the plughole

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