[ lok-pik ]

  1. a device such as a sharp instrument or wire that enables a person, especially a burglar, to open a lock without using a key: He used a lockpick to open the door and stole the papers.

Origin of lockpick

First recorded in 1790–1800; lock1 + pick1

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