- a bar, nightclub, or other social gathering place where alcoholic drinks are sold.
Also called watering place, watering spot.
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Related Words for watering holesaloon, parlor, bar, lobby, pub, bistro, restaurant, tavern, disco, joint, cabaret, discotheque, speakeasy, diner, inn, outlet, cafeteria, hangout, nightclub, barroom
Examples from the Web for watering hole
Historical Examples of watering hole
The Rock Springs watering-hole was in a hilly region, broken here and there by stony gulches.The Delafield Affair
Florence Finch Kelly
- a pool where animals drink; water hole
- facetious, slang a pub
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