Definition of bolthole noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bolthole

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈbəʊlthəʊl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈboʊlthoʊl//
 
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a place that you can escape to, for example when you are in a difficult situation He felt he needed a bolthole where he could get away from the pressures of city life.