Snake-pit Definition

noun
A place of disorder and chaos.
American Heritage
A pit where snakes are kept.
Webster's New World
A place of horror and confusion, specif., a crowded mental hospital where patients are improperly cared for.
Webster's New World
A mental health facility.
American Heritage

Any institution (such as a school, prison, hospital, etc.) run in an inept or inhumane way, or full of hostile or treacherous people.

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Other Word Forms of Snake-pit

Noun

Singular:
snake-pit
Plural:
snake-pits

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