Meaning of PICKLE in English


1) a dill; sour; sweet ~

2) ( BE ) mustard ~; ~s and chutney

3) ( misc. ) in a ~ ('in trouble')

USAGE NOTE: In the United States, a ~ is a ~d cucumber. In Great Britain, the typical ~ is a thick sauce of ~d vegetables.

The Bbi combinatory dictionary of English, a guide to word combinations.      Комбинаторный словарь английского языка Bbi. Руководство по словосочетаниям.