the pits

Definition of the pits


  1. :  something that is very bad or unpleasant You caught the flu on your birthday? That's the pits! This rainy weather is the absolute pits.

Word by Word Definitions

pitplay pits
  1. :  a hole, shaft, or cavity in the ground

    :  mine

    :  a scooped-out place used for burning something (as charcoal)

  1. :  to place, cast, bury, or store in a pit

    :  to make pits in

    :  to scar or mark with pits

  1. :  the stone of a drupaceous fruit

  1. :  to remove the pit from (a fruit)

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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