Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

watering hole

See more synonyms for watering hole on Thesaurus.com
noun Informal.
  1. a bar, nightclub, or other social gathering place where alcoholic drinks are sold.
Show More
Also called watering place, watering spot.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for watering hole

Historical Examples

  • The Rock Springs watering-hole was in a hilly region, broken here and there by stony gulches.

    The Delafield Affair

    Florence Finch Kelly


British Dictionary definitions for watering hole

watering hole

noun
  1. a pool where animals drink; water hole
  2. facetious, slang a pub
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012