Definition Of mole

noun

a highly spiced Mexican sauce made chiefly from chili peppers and chocolate, served with meat.

Oaxaca's traditional food is widely seen as the best in Mexico and local specialties include tamales, fried grasshoppers and a spicy chilli and chocolate sauce known as mole .

a large solid structure on a shore serving as a pier, breakwater, or causeway.

The north and south moles connect to the shore and the seabed ascends from 30m to nothing along the length of them.

a small burrowing insectivorous mammal with dark velvety fur, a long muzzle, and very small eyes.

The fur of moles is velvety and can lie equally well in any direction, which allows easy movement in the burrows backward as well as forwards.

a small, often slightly raised blemish on the skin made dark by a high concentration of melanin.

It's essential that people monitor their moles and skin blemishes and report any changes in them.

a spy who achieves over a long period an important position within the security defenses of a country.

There may have been a mole planted by the security services inside the terror cells in the country.


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Example Of mole

  • A councillor who owed £640 in rent arrears has called for the town hall mole who leaked information to the newspaper to be sacked.

  • A secret dossier from my mole in the company revealed a number of new spots, as well as old favourites, that I had missed on previous visits.

  • After all, if the mole was leaking information to hit men, then that was a potential risk to Harmony's safety, wasn't it?

  • After I'd mowed the other day, a mole burrowed just under the surface of the lawn, leaving mounds of dirt and raised tunnel-bumps all over the place.

  • All it takes is a leaked print of a film from a studio mole , or an advance copy from an Academy Award screener, or a filched workprint, and you have a pirated version ready to download.


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