rabbit hole

noun

Definition of rabbit hole

  1. :  a bizarre or difficult state or situation —usually used in the phrase down the rabbit hole

Examples of rabbit hole in a sentence

  1. shoreline residents are finding themselves helplessly falling down a rabbit hole in their Sisyphean efforts to halt beach erosion

Origin and Etymology of rabbit hole

from the rabbit hole that Alice enters in Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland


First Known Use: 1980



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