pick/choose your poison

idiom

Definition of pick/choose your poison

used to say that someone has to make a choice between two unpleasant choices Hiring a carpenter is expensive and doing it yourself is slow. Pick/Choose your poison.

Comments on pick/choose your poison

What made you want to look up pick/choose your poison? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a small bunch of flowers

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

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