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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.picnicker - a person who is picnickingpicnicker - a person who is picnicking    
eater, feeder - someone who consumes food for nourishment
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Translations

picnicker

[ˈpɪknɪkəʳ] Nexcursionista mf
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

picnicker

njd, der picknickt or der ein Picknick macht; the picnickers left all their rubbish behind themdie Ausflügler ließen ihre Abfälle liegen
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

picnicker

[ˈpɪknɪkəʳ] nchi partecipa a un picnic
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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?" "It's you," the young men whispered; "Oh, it's you," the young women replied.
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. Toward the last, as they drew near Washington and the white dome of the Capitol hung aloft before them, looking as simple as a suspended snowball, he found himself, on the deck, in proximity to Mrs.
One picnicker said: "Liz was fantastic - the crowd went crazy for her."
They told us that that they have had to block the way after three to four people drowned in the water which also led to imposition of Section 144 here,' a picnicker said.
A picnicker told Dawn that the policemen charged up to Rs500 to allow a vehicle to go to the beach.
They said a picnicker spotted the floating body and informed the police.
TEENAGER DROWNS: A picnicker drowned in Changhoz Latamber dam.
'Since the newly discovered picnic spot of China port has been closed for the public, we are left with fewer places to go to,' said a picnicker, Muhammad Ali.
HARIPUR -- A picnicker drowned in the Khanpur Dam, while local divers rescued two of his friends here on Tuesday, police and witnesses said.
Week Picnickers can enjoy free entry to the garden, but normal admission charges will apply if you wish to visit the house.