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The place where a general fight at a punk concert breaks out when everyone is rocking out. The action of fighting in this manner is generally referred to as moshing.

There are different types of moshpits, including, but not limited to:
1. The kind where the huge, strong, steel-toed boot guys get in this fist fight. Unless you are a member of this group of huge, strong, steel-toed boot guys, it is advisable to stay away from these unless you want the living crap beaten out of you. A circle of unoccupied space often forms around this moshpit even within the confines of a dense crowd.

2. The kind where everyone is pushing towards the stage in order to get closer to the band. It is generally hard to breathe in these if you are under 6 feet tall or are surrounded by a bunch of very tall people. Also called a squish.

3. The kind where everyone shoves each other no matter what size or gender the participants are. Mostly everyone has their elbows out so that when they get ran into, the person shoving into them receives some sort of bruising. Often result in bruises and broken glasses, but no broken bones.
1. Mosher 1: Dude! You just got the shit beaten out of you in that mosh pit!
Mosher 2 (friend of mosher 1): I think my nose is broken.

2. Mosher 1 (over 6 ft tall): You okay down there? this mosh pit is suffocating!
Mosher 2 (under 6 ft tall): *muffled sounds of attempted speaking*

3. Mosher 2: Shit! I just got elbowed in the face!
by concertgoersunite October 15, 2007
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A crowd wherein people it consists of beat up each other with th rage of the music, which is mostly rock, metal, (and in some sad cases) emo concerts.
Someone kicked my face in that mosh pit at that KiTTiE concert.
by MaGenhaz October 31, 2003
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where the preformance of moshing takes place (ex. at a concert)
i love going to mosh pits and rocking my face off!
by Kevely March 09, 2003
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A drinking game created in Pelham involving one ping pong ball. The ball is thrown up at the ceiling and must bounce Into a cup, if you miss you drink a cup from the moshpit, if you make it you pick someone to drink. when you miss the ball is passed to right. The game continues like this until you only have the full cup left. When you miss you don't drink you just keep passing it till someone makes it. You cannot start the next game till the bitch cup is finished. Other rules- you cannot pick yourself to drink when you make a cup.
Bennett: Hey Johnny what do you wanna play tonight?
Johnny: let's do moshpit. The ceiling is perfect for it.
by Casualwhitekid April 27, 2013
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Mosh pit- real pits are found at hardcore shows. Done when a hardcore band has fast bass beats. A bunch of people at a show have an area where they hardcore dance - floor punch, spin kick, wind mill, ext. also in large groups many people link together and knock into as many people as possible. most of them are skinheads, not nescasaraly racist skinheads. It's polite to pick up a fellow mosher that has been knocked over. Metal pits are full of drunk men that fall into eachother and act like monkeys on heroin.
some hardcore moshpits are seen at the following shows- madball, agnostic front, hatebreed, sick of it all, blah blah blah.
by Stephanie P. June 27, 2005
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I'd say that a moshpit is a pile (or pit) of people doing some wacked out, aggressive-filled dancing. The dancing within the moshpits moshing includes pushing, punching, kicking, jumping, and anything else that can be done physically.

It's pretty pointless to be coming out with a broken bone or something, but it's a good way to let out anger or aggression on someone you don't know!
Just watch a few videos that are at a hardcore, metal, or heavy-sounding rock band's concert, most of them (rather all of them) might include moshpits.
by xXkuroXkageXninjaXx August 21, 2008
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1. A place of great merry-making and glee. Usually accompanied by hardcore music and spurratic kicking/punching/etc.

2. A gathering of local show-goers looking for cheap plastic surgery or tooth extraction.
HARDCORExKID: Hey, what happened to Jimmy's nose?
dX KiLL U: Mosh pit.
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when at a concert, somebody turns around at you and suddenly pushes you for no reason so then you go along with it and hit the other guy next to you, resulting in this whole fight where no one is even paying attention to the music.
*giant mosh pit going on, when suddenly somebody screams, "oh my god, here come the punks!" then everyone runs out of the way because they know they are going to get their ass kicked*

watch out for the guys with the mohawks, you will get your ass kicked.
by my nameeeerrrrr April 17, 2005
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