Definition of Bore


  • a hole or passage made by a drill
    usually made for exploratory purposes
    - bore hole - drill hole
  • diameter of a tube or gun barrel
  • a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
    - tidal bore - aegir
  • a person who evokes boredom


  • make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool
    "don't drill here, there's a gas pipe"
    "drill a hole into the wall"
    "drill for oil"
    "carpenter bees are boring holes into the wall"
  • cause to be bored
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Unscramble bore

18 unscramble word found using the letters bore.

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