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Ace in the Hole

Ace
in
the
Hole
is an acrostic for aith.

Definition of the noun Ace in the Hole

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noun

  1. [idiomatic, US, informal] A hidden or secret strength, or unrevealed advantage.

Films

  1. "Ace in the Hole" is a 1951 American film noir starring Kirk Douglas as a cynical, disgraced reporter who stops at nothing to try to regain a job on a major newspaper.
  2. "Ace in the Hole" is the fifth animated cartoon short subject in the Woody Woodpecker series. Released theatrically on June 22, 1942, the film was produced by Walter Lantz Productions and distributed by Universal Pictures..
  3. "Ace In The Hole" is a TV series, begun in (7 years ago).
  4. "Ace in the Hole" is a film, directed by Chi Chi LaRue.
  5. "Ace in the Hole": Two all-American men explore each other's rock-hard bodies, exciting themselves to new heights; wild abandon in the wilderness; a college jock works himself into a frenzy after a rigorous workout; two hot men play out their deepest, darkest fantasies; deep penetration by a taut tattooed stud; the imagined becomes reality with the beautiful lithe dream man.
  6. "Ace in the Hole" is a film.
    • genre: War film
    • released in (11 years ago)

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Google previewConversations with Classic Film Stars (2016)

Interviews from Hollywood's Golden Era by James Bawden, Ron Miller

Douglas: Ace in the Hole is a good example.

Google previewMorris Dictionary of Word and Phrase Origins (1988)

by William Morris, Mary Morris

Thus, an ace in the hole is a secret source of power.

Google previewBloomsbury Dictionary of Idioms (2009)

by Gordon Jarvie

ace in the hole hidden advantage.

Google previewThe New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy (2002)

by Eric Donald Hirsch, Joseph F. Kett, James S. Trefil

ace in the hole A hidden advantage or resource kept in reserve until needed: ...

Google previewHoyle's Modern Encyclopedia of Card Games (2013)

Rules of All the Basic Games and Popular Variations by Walter B. Gibson

Ace in the hole: An ...

Google previewDictionary of Contemporary Slang (2009)

by Tony Thorne

ace in the hole n an advantage held in reserve until it is needed. From American stud-poker terminology, it refers to an ace (the most valuable card) dealt face down and not revealed. acey-deucy adj American both ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English Idioms (2010)

by John Ayto

A North American variant is an ace in the hole. The next two idioms are also based on this meaning of ace. hold all the aces have all the advantages. play your ace use your best resource. within an ace of very close to. 6 Ace here has the ...

Google previewDictionary of the American West (2008)

by Win Blevins

Ace in the hole and ace up your sleeve mean “any hidden advantage.” These expressions come from stud ...

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