Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Preserved in or treated with pickle.
  • adjective Slang Intoxicated; drunk.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Preserved in pickle.
  • Briny.
  • Roguish.
  • Same as peckled.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Preserved in a pickle.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of pickle.
  • adjective preserved by pickling
  • adjective slang drunk

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (used of foods) preserved in a pickling liquid

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Examples

  • Because it's cured and stored in its own salty whey brine, feta is often referred to as pickled cheese .

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  • Perhaps the slightly acidic flavor of the tomatillos recalls the pickled vegetable condiments of Lebanon, but in any case it is a decidedly Mexican addition to the serving of kibbeh.

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  • Perhaps the slightly acidic flavor of the tomatillos recalls the pickled vegetable condiments of Lebanon, but in any case it is a decidedly Mexican addition to the serving of kibbeh.

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  • These are my version of that classic Southern concoction known as pickled peaches.

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  • These are my version of that classic Southern concoction known as pickled peaches.

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  • Trinculo says he has been so pickled, that is drunk, that the flies will not blow him.

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  • The palpi move, the mandibles open and shut, the tarsi quiver, the antennae and the abdominal filaments wave to and fro, the abdomen throbs, the intestine rejects its contents, the animal reacts to the stimulus of a needle, all of which signs are hardly compatible with the idea of pickled meat.

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  • As an Austinite, I prefer mine with nopalitos, aka pickled cactus.

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  • We will have change: The spill will reduce the number of next years Springbreaker's getting "pickled" to about this much!

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  • Usually fish, rice, a vegetable, and some kind of pickled something-or-other that is crunchy and sour.

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