pic

1
[ pik ]
/ pɪk /

noun, plural pix [piks] /pɪks/, pics. Slang.

a movie.
a photograph.

Nearby words

  1. piazzi, giuseppe,
  2. pibal,
  3. pibgorn,
  4. piblokto,
  5. pibroch,
  6. pica,
  7. picabia,
  8. picadillo,
  9. picador,
  10. picaninny

Also pix.

Origin of pic

1
First recorded in 1880–85; by shortening from picture

pic

2

or pique

[ peek ]
/ pik /

noun Piquet.

the scoring of 30 points in the declaration of hands and in the play before one's opponent scores a point.
the bonus of 30 points won for so scoring.
Compare repic.

Origin of pic

2
< French: literally, prick

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British Dictionary definitions for pic

pic

/ (pɪk) /

noun plural pics or pix

informal a photograph, picture, or illustration

Word Origin for pic

C20: shortened from picture

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Word Origin and History for pic

pic

n.

1884 as a shortening of picture (n.). Short for motion picture from 1936. Colloquial piccy is recorded from 1889.

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