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funk hole

noun (informal)
(military) a dugout
a job that affords exemption from military service
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  • A man the day before was digging a funk hole, and coming on something soft he plunged his spade into it.

  • I bet he slipped into his funk hole, though, when there was an air-raid on!

    Combed Out Fritz August Voigt
  • When I reached the front line I crawled in a funk hole and waited for dawning and for our own troops to come along.

    Aces Up Covington Clarke
  • Then I made a sprint for my funk hole at record speed, arriving quite out of breath after covering about three-quarters of a mile.

Slang definitions & phrases for funk hole

funk hole

noun phrase

A hiding place when one is frightened (1900+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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