an ambiguity (especially one in the text of a law or contract) that makes it possible to evade a difficulty or obligation
a small hole in a fortified wall; for observation or discharging weapons
- Another had been shot at a loophole in the very act of firing into the house, and now lay in agony, the pistol still smoking in his hand.
- If the mutineers succeeded in crossing the stockade, he argued, they would take possession of any unprotected loophole, and shoot us down like rats in our own stronghold.
- A good lawyer can always find a loophole.
- The tax-free gift to the spouse is a perfectly legal loophole.
- tax loophole 赋税漏洞
We would have to find some legal loophole..to get supplies..here quickly.出自： B. Geldof