be in a pretty pickle

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be in a pickle

slang To be in a troublesome situation. Boy, am I in a pickle—I accidentally made plans with two different men tonight! We're in a real pickle now because the hotel gave our room away!
See also: pickle

be in a pretty pickle

slang To be in a particularly troublesome situation. Boy, am I in a pretty pickle now—I accidentally made plans with two different men tonight! We forgot to book a hotel room before we left. We'll be in a pretty pickle if the hotel doesn't have any rooms free when we get there!
See also: pickle, pretty
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