Definition of watering hole in English:

watering hole

Syllabification: wa·ter·ing hole

noun

  • 1A waterhole from which animals regularly drink.
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    • Well imagine there's three gazelles, right, drinking at a watering hole, yeah?
    • At the few remaining watering holes, wolves lie in wait for wild camels.
    • In a terrestrial context this scenario might be likened to gazelles, wildebeests, and lions gathering around a watering hole.
  • 1.1 informal A tavern or bar.
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    • The group also acquired two prestigious watering holes among a dozen pubs and hotels earlier this year.
    • He eases his leg onto the adjacent barstool at the Roadside Inn, the town watering hole, and takes a sip from a frothy mug of beer.
    • Anyway, I'd just like to say thanks to everybody for making Whiskey Bar such a friendly watering hole - and a special thanks to those of you who've helped cover the bar tab.

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