molehill definition

  • noun:
    • A small mound of loose planet raised by a burrowing mole.
    • a tiny mound of planet created by a mole's burrowing underneath the area regarding the floor.
    • some hillock of earth thrown up by moles working under ground; therefore, an extremely tiny mountain, or an insignificant barrier or trouble.
    • A little mountain, hillock, mound, or ridge of earth thrown up by moles in burrowing underground.
    • a mound of earth created by moles while burrowing
  • idiom:
    • make a mountain out of a molehill To exaggerate a minor problem.

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