Synonyms for tar-pit

1. tar pit (n.)

a natural accumulation of bitumens at the surface of the earth; often acts as a trap for animals whose bones are thus preserved

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2. pit (n.)

a sizeable hole (usually in the ground)

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3. tar (n.)

any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue

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4. pit (v.)

set into opposition or rivalry

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6. pit (v.)

remove the pits from

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7. pit (n.)

a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate

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8. pit (n.)

an enclosure in which animals are made to fight

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9. pit (n.)

the hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed

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10. tar (v.)

coat with tar

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