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Princeton's WordNet

  1. keyholenoun

    the hole where a key is inserted


  1. keyholenoun

    The hole in a lock where the key is inserted and turns

Webster Dictionary

  1. Keyholenoun

    a hole or apertupe in a door or lock, for receiving a key

  2. Keyholenoun

    a hole or excavation in beams intended to be joined together, to receive the key which fastens them

  3. Keyholenoun

    a mortise for a key or cotter

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz


    A frequent test for sobriety.

Editors Contribution

  1. keyhole

    a punishment in the old british navy. When out to sea, tying a man to rope and pulling him under the ship from one end to the other.

    Submitted by anonymous on February 27, 2014  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of keyhole in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of keyhole in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of keyhole in a Sentence

  1. Judy Garland:

    I've never looked through a keyhole without finding someone was looking back.

  2. Bradley Cooper:

    You know, when you have access to that kind of information you get a side to someone that no one really ever sees. You see the family man, you see how loving he was, and I think that Bradley really brings that heart, that balance between him as the military man but also this soulful, loving father. it was a keyhole into that life.

  3. Brook Hazelton:

    This prestigious collection offers unprecedented insight into the private lives of President and Mrs. Ronald Reagan, each object offers a 'through-the-keyhole' experience revealing as-yet-untold stories of two of the 20th century's most celebrated public figures.

  4. Bradley Cooper:

    It was a keyhole into that life.

  5. Arthur Koestler:

    Scientists are peeping toms at the keyhole of eternity.

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