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Synonyms for pickle
ˈpɪk əlpick·le

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. picklenoun

    vegetables (especially cucumbers) preserved in brine or vinegar

    Synonyms:
    fix, jam, muddle, hole, mess, kettle of fish

  2. fix, hole, jam, mess, muddle, pickle, kettle of fishverb

    informal terms for a difficult situation

    "he got into a terrible fix"; "he made a muddle of his marriage"

    Synonyms:
    tidy sum, smother, peck, mint, crush, plenty, lot, location, locating, localisation, raft, quite a little, passel, hole, fix, mare's nest, press, jam, pile, muckle, fixture, mend, golf hole, electronic jamming, good deal, maw, fixing, mending, sight, gob, trap, deal, flock, stack, kettle of fish, fuddle, wad, messiness, hatful, mickle, hollow, heap, great deal, mess, repair, clutter, mess hall, mass, jamming, batch, yap, mountain, welter, spate, mussiness, slew, localization, jumble, cakehole, muss, muddle, reparation, pot

  3. pickleverb

    preserve in a pickling liquid

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. picklenoun

    Synonyms:
    salt and water (for preserving meat)

  2. picklenoun

    Synonyms:
    vinegar (for preserving meats or vegetables)

  3. picklenoun

    Synonyms:
    sorry condition, sad plight

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. picklenoun

    Synonyms:
    brine, dilemma, predicament, plight, marinade

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "pickle":

    pumpkin

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How to use pickle in a sentence?

  1. Martin Deboo:

    Unilever are in something of a pickle in Foods: a pickle that isn't going to be easy to get out of.

  2. Sally T.:

    That's a dilly of a pickle.

  3. Chairwoman Felicia Marcus told reporters:

    We're in a tough pickle on this, we have to prepare for drought and flooding at the same time.

  4. Francis Collins:

    We in this country have somehowgotten all fractured into ahyperpolarized politicizedview that never should havebeen mixed with publichealth, it has been ruinous andhistory will judge harshlythose people who havecontinued to defocus theeffort and focus onconspiracies and things thatare demonstrably false. Shameon all us that we’ve gotten intothis kind of pickle.

  5. Christopher Curran:

    We're in this pickle through no fault of our own.


Translations for pickle

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  • ورطةArabic
  • conserva, envinagratCatalan, Valencian
  • nebezpečí, kyselá okurka, ohrožení, okurka nakládačkaCzech
  • eingelegte Gurke, Neckball, saure Gurke, Essiggurke, Gewürzgurke, eingelegtes Gemüse, pökeln, einlegenGerman
  • διαβολάκι, ζιζάνιο, γάρος, άλμη, τουρσίGreek
  • pekliEsperanto
  • vinagreta, pepinillo, picles, escabeche, escabechar, encurtir, conservar en vinagreSpanish
  • ترشی, خیارشورPersian
  • kurkku, etikkaliemi, suolaliemi, suolakurkku, liemi, pikkelsi, maustekurkku, säilöä, suolataFinnish
  • cornichon, pickles, salerFrench
  • saillScottish Gaelic
  • מלפפון חמוץHebrew
  • अचारHindi
  • թթվաջուր, անախորժ դրություն, թթու վարունգ, թթու, թթու դրած բանջարեղեն, թթու դնելArmenian
  • sottaceti, birichino, salamoia, pisello, cetriolino, diavoletto, pasticcio, cetriolo, situazione difficileItalian
  • מלפפון חמוץHebrew
  • 酢漬け, 塩水, 漬物, ピクルス, 漬け物, 漬けるJapanese
  • მწნილიGeorgian
  • ಉಪ್ಪಿನಕಾಯಿKannada
  • ALEXLatin
  • skābētLatvian
  • pīkaraMāori
  • туршија, кисела краставичка, корнишон, расол, закиселуваMacedonian
  • даршилсан ногооMongolian
  • puree, zoetje, augurk, pickles, pekel, worst, inmakenDutch
  • sylteagurkNorwegian
  • ogórek kiszony, marynataPolish
  • picles, conservado, salmoura, conservar, salmourarPortuguese
  • muraRomanian
  • рассол, солёный огурец, кислый огурец, квашеный огурец, соленье, солить, квасить, засолить, мариновать, засаливатьRussian
  • кисели краставац, kiseli krastavac, rasol, туршија, turšijaSerbo-Croatian
  • inläggning, inlagd, lag, saltgurka, ättiksgurka, lägga inSwedish
  • ஊறுகாய்Tamil
  • turşu, kornişon, salatalık turşusuTurkish
  • квашений огірок, рупа, квас, кваситиUkrainian
  • đồ chuaVietnamese
  • 泡菜Chinese

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