Synonyms for Pickle:

n.

caper, impasse, bind, dill pickle, tofu, onion ring, baked beans, gherkin, textured vegetable protein, TVP. condiment (noun)
chutney, vanilla, Catchup, horseradish, salad dressing, paprika, tabasco, chili, onion, thyme, applesauce, allspice, relish, mint, nutmeg, clove, pepper, mustard, radish, salt, dressing, sauce, condiment, ginger, turmeric, sage, mayonnaise, leek, flavoring, cinnamon, spice, cayenne, seasoning, peppermint, dill, vinegar, garlic, tartar sauce, chive, parsley.
crisis (noun)
dilemma.
pickle (noun)
jam, kettle of fish, mess, fix, muddle.
predicament (noun)
dilemma, ordeal, difficulty, fix, perplexity, problem, predicament, jam, quandary, plight.
stalemate (noun)
impasse.
sticky situation (noun)
dilemma, scrape, fix, quandary, difficulty, hot water, jam, box, spot, corner, bind, predicament.

v.

preserve fruit or vegetable (verb)
cure, salt, can.

Other synonyms:

dutch, tofu, dill pickle, gherkin, deep water, onion ring, baked beans, hot spot, textured vegetable protein, TVP. caper, hot water, soup, box. scrape, quagmire. spot. corner, bind. trouble.

Usage examples for pickle

  1. Bryan had always been a pickle – Beyond by John Galsworthy
  2. Now there is a steady market for pickles, and, so far as I know, there are no pickle farms in the West." – The Late Mrs. Null by Frank Richard Stockton
  3. And now I must be runnin' along- to see if I can find that pickle fork." – Apron-Strings by Eleanor Gates