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Noun: pickle  pi-kul
  1. Vegetables (especially cucumbers) preserved in brine or vinegar
     
  2. [informal] A condition or state of affairs almost beyond one's ability to deal with and requiring great effort to bear or overcome
    - difficulty, fix [informal], hole [informal], jam [informal], mess [informal], muddle [informal], kettle of fish [informal]
Verb: pickle  pi-kul
  1. (cooking) preserve in a pickling liquid

Sounds like: picas, pickle

Derived forms: pickles, pickling, pickled

Type of: condition, keep, preserve, relish, status

Encyclopedia: Pickle, Missouri