American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A small natural depression in which water collects, especially a pool where animals come to drink.
- n. Informal A social gathering place, such as a bar or saloon, where drinks are served: "a Warsaw restaurant that was once a cosmopolitan watering hole for actors and writers” ( Newsweek).
- n. A depression where water collects and animals come to drink
- n. colloquial A bar or other local drinking establishment
- n. a health resort near a spring or at the seaside
“Julian's was our watering hole of choice, cheap drinks, music we can sing to, a plentiful stable of men.”
“Most likely the Outpost became the unofficial watering hole for shuttle-era astronauts because of the sanctuary it offered.”
“Simultaneously wanting the total Yankee experience and to be around my Yankee family, I ventured to the Yankee Tavern, the most famous watering hole near the stadium.”
“More of a power, platinum-card corporate watering hole and less of a tawdry college lounge.”
“Just down the street, on the corner of Gerard and E. 161st, is a local watering hole my favorite watering hole, I must add as I still taste their Long Island Iced Teas in my mind—wink that almost anyone associated with the Yankees—vendors, merchants, maintenance staff and crazed Yankee fans—hung out at pre and post-game.”
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