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1. A hole or pit, especially one in a road surface. Also called chuckhole.
2. A deep round hole worn in rock by loose stones whirling in strong rapids or waterfalls.
3. Western US A place filled with mud or quicksand that is a hazard to cattle.

pot′holed′ adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.potholed - used of paved surfaces having holes or pits
rough, unsmooth - having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face"
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BRITAIN has 12,000 miles of potholed roads awaiting repair, figures show today.
THOSE of a cynical disposition may get a whiff of electioneering in the Government's announcement that they are to spend PS268m repairing the region's potholed roads.
Debris left from repairs to the potholed roads remains unswept weeks later, despite several requests, causing hazard to road users.
PARENTS claim their children's lives are being put at risk as they walk to school along "hazardous" potholed roads.
Constantly driving on corrugated potholed roads with more service trenches than the Somme is infuriating and has led to recent suspension repairs on my car
Such a pity your own roads will remain potholed and patched, but we need your money elsewhere
Each time I drive this abomination of a road I am flabbergasted that this lumpy, potholed, single carriageway, death highway is our main road to England and the world beyond.
MAYOR Mallon has recently announced PS15m to repair our potholed roads in Middlesbrough which is urgently required.
Around 50,000 people commute to work in Pretoria daily along the narrow and potholed route, using 635 buses.
CROMBIE'S upmarket image is reinforced by a smart shop front in Mayfair - but wealthy parent company Hartley Investment Trust is run from shabby offices on a potholed industrial estate in Leeds.
We returned home to bounce along our local potholed roads with the possibility of suspension damage.
I find it amazing that those who run local government seem content to lavish such largesse on themselves whilst claiming not to have the money that is needed to keep our dangerously potholed roads in some sort of decent condition.