bottomless pit


: something that holds a very large amount of something
My brother's always hungry. His stomach is a bottomless pit.
The Internet is a bottomless pit of information.

Examples of bottomless pit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But winter comes to everyone on occasion, as life seems to have a bottomless pit of challenges. Robert Klose, The Christian Science Monitor, 29 Feb. 2024 But is there a bottomless pit of luxury products available for worldwide distribution through resale platforms? Sharon Edelson, Forbes, 28 Feb. 2024 Served with a pair of sauces, including a housemade pique infused with hot peppers, the lechón bowl is a bottomless pit of delights. Tim Carman, Washington Post, 5 Dec. 2023 Who wants to carry around a bronzing stick plus another brush in the bottomless pit that is a purse? Alyssa Brascia, Peoplemag, 12 Nov. 2023 For example, a popular left-wing German member of parliament, Sahra Wagenknecht, recently compared support for Ukraine to a bottomless pit, while the federal budget is being cut in all other areas. Liana Fix, Foreign Affairs, 12 Sep. 2023 Carrying a purse is helpful for storing belongings such as keys, wallets, a phone, and makeup, but sometimes digging through your tote bag can feel like reaching into a bottomless pit. Nicol Natale, Peoplemag, 14 Aug. 2023 The internet’s bottomless pit of content can plague us with choice overload. Natalie B. Compton, Anchorage Daily News, 28 May 2023

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'bottomless pit.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Dictionary Entries Near bottomless pit

Cite this Entry

“Bottomless pit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!