(noun, verb)


1. vegetables (especially cucumbers) preserved in brine or vinegar

Definition categories: food, relish

2. informal terms for a difficult situation

Similar word(s): fix, hole, jam, mess, muddle

Definition categories: state, difficulty

Sentences with pickle as a noun:

- A pickle goes well with a hamburger.

- This tub is filled with the pickle that we will put the small cucumbers into.

- The climber found himself in a pickle when one of the rocks broke off.

- Jones was caught in a pickle between second and third.

- The boys played pickle in the front yard for an hour.

- Load some shards in that pickle.


1. preserve in a pickling liquid

Definition categories: change, keep, preserve

Sentences with pickle as a verb:

- We pickled the remainder of the crop.

- The crew will pickle the fittings in the morning.