since 1997, the world's premier FREE website for learners + teachers of English
Slang

nineteenth hole

This page is about the slang term nineteenth hole

Meaning

the bar in a golf course clubhouse that players often go to after playing eighteen holes of golf

For example

  • I'll see you at the nineteenth hole after the game.

  • I think Ted enjoys drinking at the nineteenth hole as much as playing golf on the previous eighteen holes.

Quick Quiz

If you're at the nineteenth hole, you've probably just

a. played basketball

b. played cards

c. played golf

Slang of the Day

Contributor: Matt Errey