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Definition 1: vegetables (especially cucumbers) preserved in brine or vinegar - [noun denoting food]

(pickle is a kind of ...) spicy or savory condiment

(... is a kind of pickle ) any of various small cucumbers pickled whole

(... is a kind of pickle ) pickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various dishes and sauces

(... is a kind of pickle ) pickle preserved in brine or vinegar flavored with dill seed

(... is a kind of pickle ) pickle cured in brine and preserved in sugar and vinegar

Definition 2: informal terms for a difficult situation - [noun denoting state]

Samples where pickle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he got into a terrible fix
  • he made a muddle of his marriage

Synonyms for pickle in the sense of this definition

(pickle is a kind of ...) a condition or state of affairs almost beyond one's ability to deal with and requiring great effort to bear or overcome

"grappling with financial difficulties"

(... is a kind of pickle ) a poor job; a mess

"they made a real dog's breakfast of that job"

Definition 3: preserve in a pickling liquid - [verb of change]

(pickle is a kind of ...) prevent (food) from rotting

"preserved meats" "keep potatoes fresh"

(pickle belongs to category ...) the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat

"cooking can be a great art" "people are needed who have experience in cookery" "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"

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