Meaning of PICKLE in English

n. 25B6; noun

a jar of pickle : RELISH, chutney, piccalilli.

steep the vegetables in pickle : MARINADE, brine, vinegar.

(informal) they got into an awful pickle : PLIGHT, predicament, mess, difficulty, trouble, dire/desperate straits, problem; informal tight corner, tight spot, jam, fix, scrape, bind, hole, hot water, fine kettle of fish; Brit. informal spot of bother.

25B6; verb fish pickled in brine : PRESERVE, souse, marinate, conserve; bottle, can, tin.

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