mosh pit


Definition of mosh pit

: an area in front of a stage where very physical and rough dancing takes place at a rock concert

Examples of mosh pit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Eventually the players got off the field, and fans congregated in a giant mosh pit. Jace Evans, USA TODAY, "Notre Dame fans rush field after No. 4 Fighting Irish upset No. 1 Clemson," 8 Nov. 2020 For the simplest of cardboard projects, take two to four open boxes, tape them together, and fill them with plastic play balls for a moggy mosh pit. Kim Campbell Thornton Andrews Mcmeel Syndication, Star Tribune, "Is your kitty a bit bored? Build your own cat castle," 13 Nov. 2020 Two overtime periods after his game-saving, 53-yard catch set up his game-tying, four-yard TD reception, Davis found himself in a celebratory mosh pit for the ages. Eric Hansen, The Indianapolis Star, "Notre Dame upset of No. 1 Clemson needs to lead to next step for Fighting Irish," 8 Nov. 2020 Able to see above the mosh pit, Henry threw a jump pass for six points against the Ravens. Tom Krasovic, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Titans stars Derrick Henry, Ryan Tannehill come together, keep getting better all the time," 19 Oct. 2020 London or Toronto mosh pit in the 1980s, a reminder that beyond the official rhetoric, most residents on the east side of the Iron Curtain were just ordinary people living their lives. David Rising, Star Tribune, "History on screen: East Germany through its filmmakers' eyes," 3 Oct. 2020 But in many ways Friar seems determined to shape Nextdoor into a kind of neighborhood oasis instead of a mosh pit of commentary. Lauren Goode, Wired, "Get WIRED: Nextdoor’s CEO on Curtailing Racial Profiling," 28 Sep. 2020 The spark kicks off a molecular mosh pit that generates heat and creates greenhouse gases that are expelled from the engine as exhaust. Daniel Oberhaus, Wired, "Is Lightning-Fast Plasma the Key to a Cleaner Car Engine?," 9 Sep. 2020 The animals immediately circle around her in a tight mosh pit. Amy Thielen, Saveur, "Cooking Lessons from the Latvian Countryside," 10 Oct. 2018

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1988, in the meaning defined above

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11 Jan 2021

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“Mosh pit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of mosh pit

informal : an area in front of a stage at a rock concert where people dance in a wild and rough way

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