Definition of quicksand noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    quicksand

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈkwɪksænd//
     
    [uncountable](also quicksands [plural])
     
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  1. 1deep wet sand that you sink into if you walk on it
  2. 2a situation that is dangerous or difficult to escape from
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: quicksand