pickle


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Synonyms for pickle

Synonyms for pickle

Synonyms for pickle

vegetables (especially cucumbers) preserved in brine or vinegar

informal terms for a difficult situation

preserve in a pickling liquid

References in classic literature ?
Oh, I'm sure it was ripe," declared Dorothy, "all, that is, 'cept the pickle, and a pickle just HAS to be green, Billina.
but he is in a sad pickle now'; and so she told me all that her friend had said to her.
Ginger and Pickles sold red spotty pocket- handkerchiefs at a penny three farthings.
Ginger and Pickles were the people who kept the shop.
The rabbits were always a little bit afraid of Pickles.
Ginger usually requested Pickles to serve them, because he said it made his mouth water.
I have the same feeling about rats," replied Pickles, "but it would never do to eat our own customers; they would leave us and go to Tabitha Twitchit's.
And Pickles makes a low bow and says, "With pleasure, madam," and it is written down in a book.
It ain't done me a speck of good, but I guess I might as well use it up," she remarked; adding, as she pushed the empty bottle toward Mattie: "If you can get the taste out it'll do for pickles.
Philip discovered that on some days there were large soup-plates down the table full of mixed pickles.
They were the most disgraceful pickles I ever tasted in a respectable boat.
Laura Lean Jibbey, peanut brittle, a little almond cream on the neck muscles, dishes unwashed, half an hour's talk with the iceman, reading a package of old letters, a couple of pickles and two bottles of malt extract, one hour peeking through a hole in the window shade into the flat across the air-shaft--that's about all there is to it.
At about six o'clock, all the small tables were put together to form one long table, and everybody sat down to tea, coffee, bread, butter, salmon, shad, liver, steaks, potatoes, pickles, ham, chops, black- puddings, and sausages.
At eight o'clock, the shelves being taken down and put away and the tables joined together, everybody sat down to the tea, coffee, bread, butter, salmon, shad, liver, steak, potatoes, pickles, ham, chops, black-puddings, and sausages, all over again.
There were pickles in question, a large stock of pickles and ketchup which Mrs.