Definition of firepit in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˈfī(ə)rˌpit/


A pit dug into the ground or a freestanding metal vessel, in which a contained outdoor fire is made.
Example sentences
  • Soon we had a lively fire burning in the fire pit.
  • Her body was found last week buried in a backyard fire pit in North Carolina.
  • At the center is a two-foot spot, also in red elm, symbolically indicating where a fire pit would be.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: fire·pit

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.