tight spot


tight spot
Synonyms and related words:
bind, clutch, complication, crunch, cubby, cubbyhole, doghouse, embarrassing position, embarrassment, fine how-do-you-do, hell to pay, hobble, hole, hot water, how-do-you-do, imbroglio, jam, mess, mix, morass, parlous straits, pass, pickle, pigeonhole, pinch, playhouse, plight, predicament, pretty pass, pretty pickle, pretty predicament, quagmire, quicksand, scrape, slough, spot, squeeze, stew, sticky wicket, strait, straits, swamp, tight squeeze, tightrope, tricky spot, unholy mess

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.