Definition of in the soupinformal + old-fashioned
- That stunt landed her in the soup.
: a liquid food especially with a meat, fish, or vegetable stock as a base and often containing pieces of solid food
: something (such as a heavy fog or nitroglycerine) having or suggesting the consistency or nutrient qualities of soup
: an unfortunate predicament
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