Definition Of keyhole

a hole in a lock into which the key is inserted.

Selecting one, he inserted it into the keyhole and turned.

Example Of keyhole

  • A cylindrical lockset fits into a large hole bored into the door's face with the keyhole in the door knob.

  • a white dress with a keyhole back

  • Allison was dressed in a completely red bodice with dramatic keyhole front, draped waist, and cascading front tulip hemline.

  • Astoundingly, the keyhole offers a direct line of sight to the Vatican, as if to keep an unflinching eye on the Church.

  • But he follows his obsession, and goes to great lengths in doing so, peeping through keyholes and lurking in the bushes with binoculars in an effort to satisfy his curiosity.

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