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in a pickle

See definition of in a pickle on Dictionary.com
  • as inbehind the eight ball
  • as inbetween the devil and the deep blue sea
  • as inover a barrel

synonyms for in a pickle

  • in Dutch
  • in a tight spot
  • in hot water
  • on the hot seat
  • on-the-spot
  • out on a limb
  • up the creek
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How to use in a pickle in a sentence

Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Urinary sediments may be studied under three heads: A. Unorganized sediments.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
I knowed, a-course, that I could go kick up a fuss when Simpson stopped by his office on his trip back from Goldstone.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
Aber Jeder will grossartig spielen heutzutage (But everybody wants to play on a grand scale now-a-days).
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO IN A PICKLE

  • in Dutch
  • in a pickle
  • in a tight spot
  • in hot water
  • on the hot seat
  • on-the-spot
  • out on a limb
  • up the creek
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.