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mosh pit

noun
1.
Slang. an area usually in front of a stage where people mosh at rock concerts.
Origin
1985-1990
1985-90
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Examples from the web for mosh pit
  • Daydreaming about rock groupies tumbling into a receptive mosh pit.
  • Flannel-clad fans expecting a mosh pit might be disappointed.
  • Within minutes of arriving, they turn the living room of their spacious rented house into a roaring mosh pit.
  • Everybody worked together in a sort of mosh pit of ideas.
British Dictionary definitions for mosh pit

mosh pit

noun
1.
(informal) an area at a rock-music concert, usually in front of the stage, where members of the audience dance in a frantic and violent manner
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Slang definitions & phrases for mosh pit

mosh pit

noun phrase

The place where ''moshing'' is done: It's unspeakably hot, often painful, certainly claustrophobic, all in all, just another night in the mosh pit/ Mosh pits are a lot like armpits; they both are sweaty, hairy, and they stink (late 1980s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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