picking

[ pik-ing ]
/ ˈpɪk ɪŋ /
See synonyms for: picking / pickings on Thesaurus.com

noun

the act of a person or thing that picks.
something that is or may be picked or picked up.
the amount picked.
pickings,
  1. scraps or gleanings: the pickings of a feast.
  2. profits or gains; spoils.

QUIZZES

LEARN THE SPANISH WORDS FOR THESE COMMON ANIMALS!

Are you learning Spanish? Or do you just have an interest in foreign languages? Either way, this quiz on Spanish words for animals is for you.
Question 1 of 13
How do you say “cat” 🐈 in Spanish?

Origin of picking

before 900; Middle English; Old English picung (once) a mark made by picking; see pick1, -ing1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for picking