in the melting pot

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of in the melting pot

British
:not yet certain or finally decided :still changing or likely to change
  • Our plans are still in the melting pot.
  • It looked like our team was winning, but then everything went back in the melting pot.

Word by Word Definitions

melting play
  1. : tender, delicate

pot play
  1. : a usually rounded metal or earthen container used chiefly for domestic purposes (as in cooking or for holding liquids or growing plants)

  2. : potful

  3. : an enclosed framework of wire, wood, or wicker for catching fish or lobsters

  1. : to place in a pot

  2. : to pack or preserve (something, such as cooked and chopped meat) in a sealed pot, jar, or can often with aspic

  3. : to shoot with a potshot

  1. : marijuana


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