Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun kettle_of_fish

1 sense of kettle of fish

Sense 1
fix, hole, jam, mess, muddle, pickle, kettle of fish -- (informal terms for a difficult situation; "he got into a terrible fix"; "he made a muddle of his marriage")
       => difficulty -- (a condition or state of affairs almost beyond one's ability to deal with and requiring great effort to bear or overcome; "grappling with financial difficulties")

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