Definitions

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  • adjective Having potholes in its surface

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective used of paved surfaces having holes or pits

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Examples

  • Although it was near to Kathmandu valley it was remote enough to need to take motorbikes to get there from the road (which seemed like a luxury after getting a lift back with the doctor in his car on the way back who proceeded to drive like a rally driver on speed on what could only be described as a potholed dirt track).

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  • Mayer describes his release: “The CIA meanwhile, had flown Masri to Tirana, Albania, driven him blindfolded down a long, winding, potholed road, handed him back his possessions, and dropped him near the border with Serbia and Macedonia, where he was told to start walking and not look back.”

    The Conservative Assault on the Constitution

  • As the building comes closer, the nerves fritz louder, until we are through the big chain-link gates, and walking across the frost-heaved potholed asphalt playground.

    Angry Young Man

  • In many neighborhoods, Chinese road crews are busy sealing muddy, potholed avenues with asphalt.

    The Next Empire

  • Medics eventually hoisted his stretcher into an ambulance for a bumpy and painful ride over potholed roads to a rear hospital.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • The lack of signage, the tortuous, potholed road, the complete absence of guardrails standing between you and the craggy cliffs—can this really be the way?

    The Sorcerer’s Apprentices

  • A Chinese friend who flew for the first time from Beijing to New York phoned soon after landing to complain about the potholed, traffic-jammed taxi ride from JFK to Manhattan.

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  • It would surely see our failing bridges, boarded up homes, potholed roads and long lines at the food bank.

    Lorelei Kelly: Our Coup d' etat. By Accident.

  • Medics eventually hoisted his stretcher into an ambulance for a bumpy and painful ride over potholed roads to a rear hospital.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • It would surely see our failing bridges, boarded up homes, potholed roads and long lines at the food bank.

    Lorelei Kelly: Our Coup d' etat. By Accident.

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