passion pit

noun Older Slang.

a drive-in movie theater.

Nearby words

  1. passing shot,
  2. passingly,
  3. passion,
  4. passion cross,
  5. passion fruit,
  6. passion play,
  7. passion sunday,
  8. passion week,
  9. passional,
  10. passionary

Origin of passion pit

An Americanism dating back to 1935–40; so called from its use by adolescents as a place for unobserved sexual intimacy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019