passion pit

passion pit

dated slang A place, especially a drive-in movie theater, where many young people come together on dates or romantic outings, so called because of the tendency for physical intimacy to occur there. A: "Let's go out this weekend." B: "OK, let's see what's playing at the passion pit." There's this passion pit a little ways up in the mountains where high schoolers and college kids park their cars and hook up.
See also: passion, pit

passion-pit

n. a drive-in movie theater; any place where young people go to neck, such as an area where teenagers park. (Dated but still heard.) She wanted me to drive down to the passion-pit, but I said I had a headache.
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Drawing heavily on shoegaze and alt-rock, the trio have gone on to create a significant buzz on both sides of the Atlantic, touring with the likes of Editors and Passion Pit and releasing two acclaimed studio albums.
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Opener Somebody New, which sounds like Passion Pit jamming with LCD Soundsystem, is three and a half minutes of radiofriendly pop bliss, while the Killersesque Now and the 1980s-influenced Nice House suggest a band with the songwriting nouse to cross into the mainstream.
Opener Somebody New, which sounds like Passion Pit jamming with LCD Soundsystem, is three and a half minutes of radio-friendly pop bliss, while the Killers-esque Now and the 1980s-influenced Nice House also suggest this is a band with the songwriting nous to cross over into the mainstream.
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