toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

loophole
used in The Brothers Karamazov

2 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
an ambiguity (especially one in the text of a law or contract) that makes it possible to evade a difficulty or obligation
  • So then there are loopholes, after all, to creep out of the hermitage to the ladies.
    Book 2 — An Unfortunate Gathering (6% in)
  • because every door was not closed and justice might still find a loophole.
    Book 8 — Mitya (9% in)

There are no more uses of "loophole" in The Brothers Karamazov.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®Wikipedia Article