Definition of gunkhole in English:

gunkhole

Syllabification: gunk·hole
Pronunciation: /ˈgəNGkˌhōl
 
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North American informal

noun

  • A shallow inlet or cove that is difficult or dangerous to navigate.

verb

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  • Cruise in and out of gunkholes: they were gunkholing through the coral archipelago

Origin

early 20th century: of unknown origin.

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