Meaning of POTHOLE in English

POTHOLE

noun Date: 1826 1. a circular hole formed in the rocky bed of a river by the grinding action of stones or gravel whirled round by the water, a sizable rounded often water-filled depression in land, a pot-shaped hole in a road surface, a usually minor difficulty or setback , ~d adjective

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