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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"
References in periodicals archive ?
THE 'MOST potholed road in Greater Manchester' has finally lost its dubious title - less than a day after the M.
The support is growing since there isn't a single person in this city who is not affected by potholed roads across this city - be it schoolchildren, motorists, pregnant women, the elderly or normal commuters.
There are crumbling schools, an NHS system under extreme pressure, potholed roads, higher relative unemployment, a PS15billion fiscal black hole filled in by Westminster and an energy policy not fit for purpose.
The road is cracked and potholed with large scours and inadequate drainage which causes flooding every year during the wet season.
He said that broken and potholed roads were causing nuisance and inconvenience for transporters and pedestrians besides traffic accidents increased manifold in last several years.
The disabled, parents, those with vulnerable elderly parents, headteachers and those who hate how potholed and dirty Cardiff can be may also feel more reassured there's a bit more cash about to help.
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.
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
MAYOR Mallon has recently announced PS15m to repair our potholed roads in Middlesbrough which is urgently required.