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We found 11 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word tar baby:
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General dictionaries General (9 matching dictionaries)
  1. tar baby: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. tar baby: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. tar baby: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. Tar-Baby: Wordnik [home, info]
  5. tar baby: Wiktionary [home, info]
  6. tar baby: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  7. tar baby: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  8. Tar-Baby, Tar Baby (comics), Tar Baby (disambiguation), Tar Baby (novel), Tar Baby, Tar baby, The Tar Baby: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  9. tar baby: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tar baby: A Word A Day [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tar-baby: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Quick definitions from Wiktionary (tar baby)

noun:  (chiefly US) A difficult, abstract problem that worsens as one attempts to handle it; a "sticky" situation, especially one where attempts to make it better only make it worse.
noun:  (derogatory, ethnic slur) A black person.

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