picnicker


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pic·nic

 (pĭk′nĭk)
n.
1. A meal eaten outdoors, as on an excursion.
2. Slang An easy task or pleasant experience: finishing the project on time was no picnic.
3. A smoked section of pork foreleg and shoulder.
intr.v. pic·nicked, pic·nick·ing, pic·nics
To go on or participate in a picnic.

[French pique-nique, potluck, meal at which all persons pay for their own portion, picnic : piquer, to pick, nab (from Middle French, from Old French; see pique) + nique, nothing at all, child's tooth, sign of contempt made by moving the head (from Middle French, nothing at all, from Old French nic; akin to Portuguese nica, bagatelles, insignificant things, from the widespread Romance root nik-expressing indifference or contempt).]

pic′nick·er n.
pic′nick·y adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.picnicker - a person who is picnickingpicnicker - a person who is picnicking    
eater, feeder - someone who consumes food for nourishment
Translations

picnicker

[ˈpɪknɪkəʳ] Nexcursionista mf

picnicker

[ˈpɪknɪkər] npique-niqueur/euse m/fpicnic lunch n
(= outdoor meal) → pique-nique m
(provided by hotel)panier m pique-niquepicnic site picnic spot naire f de pique-niquepicnic table ntable f de pique-nique

picnicker

njd, der picknickt or der ein Picknick macht; the picnickers left all their rubbish behind themdie Ausflügler ließen ihre Abfälle liegen

picnicker

[ˈpɪknɪkəʳ] nchi partecipa a un picnic
References in classic literature ?
Tom's excitement enabled him to keep awake until a pretty late hour, and he had good hopes of hearing Huck's "maow," and of having his treasure to astonish Becky and the picnickers with, next day; but he was dis- appointed.
Innumerable parties of picnickers coming home at sunset cried, "Was there ever such a day as this?
The sudden view of the sea from the messy, pine-covered height directly above it where we picnic; the wonderful stretch of lonely shore with the forest to the water's edge; the coloured sails in the blue distance; the freshness, the brightness, the vastness--all is lost upon the picnickers, and made worse than indifferent to them, by the perpetual necessity they are under of fighting these horrid creatures.
He wandered about the boat, talking little with the returning picnickers.
young and old people alike, enjoy riding desert vehicles over sand dunes," a picnicker was quoted as saying.
Each picnicker brings a set of 12 items such as cookies, rice pudding cakes, sticks of gum, or slices of watermelon.
Whether you are a ghost hunter, maritime buff, or picnicker, you'll find this 19th-century beacon and museum near Crescent City worth exploring.
One picnicker said: "Liz was fantastic - the crowd went crazy for her.
The rains and the pleasant weather proved to be a treat for picnickers to enjoy the glimpses of nature and enjoy the weekend with friends and family gatherings.
SP Sheikh said CIA police also arrested three people suspected of robbing picnickers in Shakarparian, and recovered two pistols from them.
Hundreds of parents crowded the Parnaka Beach, wailing and crying as bodies of the two girls were fished out of the Arabian Sea after the tragedy struck the picnickers of the KL Ponda High School and Junior College.
Secretary Sports, Tourism, Culture, Museums, Archaeology and Youth Affairs Muhammad Tariq, Events In-charge Hassina Shaukat and other officials welcomed the picnickers on the platform of historic Peshawar Cantonment Railway Station with bouquets and garlands before the train left for its destination at 9am.