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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A small animal that lives mainly underground.

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Used as a noun, listen here, it means: A small animal that lives mainly underground. Used as a noun, listen here, it means: A congenital spot, mark, or small permanent protuberance on the human body.

Usage examples (34)
  • The mole tunneled throughout the garden and made a hilly mess of the lawn.
  • Best mole is Little Mexico on South 1st in Austin.
  • The mole is pretty much the only reason I go to Qdoba.
  • When you hear the word mole, you don't think of an animal. for more
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  • Offended by my remark about her "mole," (a dark skin spot) the "moll" (gangster's girlfriend) threatened to "maul" (to beat or batter) me in the parking lot of the "mall" (shopping center).
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