Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / pits
FEEDBACK
See definition of pits on Dictionary.com

synonyms for pits

  • bad rap
  • bummer
  • drag
  • ill fortune
  • misfortune
  • rotten hand
  • rotten luck
  • tough luck
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Meet Grammar Coach
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar Coach
Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help
QUIZ
A Cooking Terms Quiz That's A Flash In The Pan!
START THE QUIZ

How to use pits in a sentence

The road was execrable; full of holes, pits, and puddles, in which our poor beasts often sank above their knees.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
Hence it is obvious that great advantage must be derived, especially in rainy districts, from covered manure-pits.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
She's handsome yet, but her muscles are getting that loose look and her eyes are bottomless pits of ennui.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
It is in these latter deposits exclusively that the arenaria, or sand pits, are found.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
They sink pits in the pathways of their game, covering them with light sticks and leaves and sprinkling earth over the whole.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
Ash pits near a house carry moisture to walls, Cesspools leak through the soil.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
In 1752 he designed and set up an engine for draining some coal-pits at Clifton in Lancashire.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
He must soon, he thought, be getting near the opening at the Stone-pits: he should find it out by the break in the hedgerow.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
The Russian dead were all buried together in pits, and were carried down to their graves as they lay.
THE BRITISH EXPEDITION TO THE CRIMEAWILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL
The female has two breasts, rather elliptic than round, placed near the arm-pits.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME IX (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PITS

  • bad rap
  • bummer
  • drag
  • ill fortune
  • misfortune
  • pits
  • rotten hand
  • rotten luck
  • tough luck
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.