keyhole: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (kē'hōl"), [key]
- a hole for inserting a key in a lock, esp. one in the shape of a circle with a rectangle having a width smaller than the diameter of the circle projecting from the bottom.
- Also calledthe area at each end of the court that is bounded by two lines extending from the end line parallel to and equidistant from the sidelines and terminating in a circle around the foul line.
- extremely private or intimate, esp. with reference to information gained as if by peeping through a keyhole.
- snooping and intrusive: a keyhole investigator.
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