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Definition of "holey" []

  • Having holes or full of holes. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "holey" in a sentence
  • "This little boy, Arnaud, came swimming at the same time as us, clad in holey tighty-whiteys and clutching and empty plastic jug as a flotation device."
  • "After the adults decided to bring a gas-run blender and a raucous game called holey-board we were kindly asked to either quiet down or not return."
  • "I've seen both traditional "holey" Swiss cheese in American grocery stores, as well as Gruyere."