holey holey

Definition(s):

  • (adj) allowing passage in and out

Usage(s):

  1. There were the Nerds in holey Levis and even worse T-shirts, and then there were the Suits in, well, suits and ties.
  2. They're not interested in buying holey jeans; they want high-quality merchandise.

News

  1. Citroen Dyane Reviews

    A blast!!! Rusty floor, rusty chassis, holey roof. Bought as a stop gap for a year, so cost £50, then scrapped when it inevitably failed the MOT. In that time however, it proved to be frugal and reliable - never broke down - and absolute fun.
    on July 21, 2013     Source: Carsurvey.org

  2. Recycling program raises money for Wakefield schools

    If you are looking for somewhere to dump those old holey socks buried at the bottom of your dresser drawer – while also helping schools address some of their technological needs – then Bay State Textile donation bins is the place for you.
    on July 20, 2013     Source: Wakefield Observer

Quotes

  1. "Before I met Andrew Oldham most of the people I played my music to were slightly bemused - well, more than slightly - by a girl in a holey jumper with a guitar across her lap when most of the people they were used to dealing with were people they...
    on Feb 12, 2007 By: Vashti Bunyan Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "It's too convenient or pigeon-holey to call this my 'Nashville' record," Black says.
    on Sep 3, 2006 By: Frank Black Source: Press-Enterprise

  3. "We're gonna look all dirty and haggard, coming from the road," says Watson. "We'll do the eTalk thing and they'll ask us, 'What are you wearing?' 'Well, my dirty underwear which I've been wearing for three weeks. My dirty socks, my holey...
    on Mar 27, 2007 By: Patrick Watson Source: Edmonton Journal (registration)

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