pain in the hole(redirected from pains in the hole)
pain in the hole
rude slang An especially irritating, aggravating, or obnoxious person, thing, act, or situation. Primarily heard in Ireland. The application process is such a pain in the hole that most people don't even bother. The way this oven is built makes it a total pain in the hole to clean. You know, Jack, you may be my friend, but you can be a real pain in the hole sometimes!
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