passion-pit

passion pit

noun Older Slang.
a drive-in movie theater.

Origin:
1935–40, Americanism; so called from its use by adolescents as a place for unobserved sexual intimacy

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  1. n.
    a drive-in movie theater; any place where young people go to neck, such as an area where teenagers park. (Dated but still heard.) : She wanted me to drive down to the passion-pit, but I said I had a headache.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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