Synonyms of pit in English:



  • 1 a pit in the ground
    hole, ditch, trench, trough, hollow, excavation, cavity, crater, pothole; shaft, mineshaft, sump
  • 2 pit closures
  • 3 the pits in her skin
    pockmark, pock, hollow, indentation, depression, dent, dimple
  • verb

    Back to top  
  • 1 his skin had been pitted by acne
    mark, pockmark, scar, blemish, disfigure
  • 2 raindrops pitted the bare earth
    make holes in, make hollows in, dent, indent
  • Phrases

    pit against

    it's your chance to pit your wits against the world championsset againstmatch againstput in opposition toput in competition withcompete withcontend withvie withwrestle with

    the pits

    informal this place is really the pitshellthe worstthe lowest of the lowa nightmarerock-bottomextremely badawfulterribledreadfuldeplorable informalappallinglousyabysmal

    Definition of pit in:

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

    Word of the day flippant
    Pronunciation: ˈflɪp(ə)nt
    not showing a serious or respectful attitude

    Synonyms of pit in English:



  • 1 cherry pits
  • Definition of pit in: