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nineteenth hole

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noun Informal.

the clubhouse or any other place where golfers gather after play to relax, talk, or have a drink.

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bar, hotel, pub, lounge, joint, inn, lodge, saloon, barroom, dive, suds, taproom, hostelry, taphouse, alehouse, roadhouse, speakeasy, drinkery

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nines, nineteen, nineteen eighty-four, nineteenth, nineteenth amendment, nineteenth hole, nineteenth man, nineties, ninetieth, ninette, ninety

Origin of nineteenth hole

First recorded in 1900–05
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British Dictionary definitions for nineteenth hole

nineteenth hole


noun

golf slang the bar in a golf clubhouse

Word Origin for nineteenth hole

C20: from its being the next objective after a standard 18-hole round
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