a situation, problem, or the like, that is almost impossible to solve or to break away from.
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- tar and feather,
- tar ball,
- tar boy,
- tar heel,
- tar heel state,
- tar pit
Origin of tar baby
after the tar doll used to trap Brer Rabbit in an Uncle Remus story (1881) of Joel Chandler Harris
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Examples from the Web for tar baby
In any case, Mofaz appears to have hit the tar-baby between the eyes.