briar patch

Main Entry:  briar patch
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  any thick, dense tangle of thorny vines; an area containing prickly plants, such as greenbrier or rosebushes
Example:  Winnie-the-Pooh and friends made their way through the briar patch.
Dictionary.com's 21st Century Lexicon
Copyright © 2003-2014 Dictionary.com, LLC
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: briar
Next Definition: briar pipe
Words Near: briar patch
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for briar patch
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing briar patch
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature