a situation, problem, or the like, that is almost impossible to solve or to break away from.
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This tall, horizontally branched cactus is probably the most recognizable cactus in Arizona. What is it called?
Origin of tar baby
after the tar doll used to trap Brer Rabbit in an Uncle Remus story (1881) of Joel Chandler Harris
Words nearby tar baby
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Example sentences from the Web for tar baby
In any case, Mofaz appears to have hit the tar-baby between the eyes.