verb (used without object), pic·nicked, pic·nick·ing.
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Origin of picnic
OTHER WORDS FROM picnicpic·nick·er, noun
Words nearby picnic
Example sentences from the Web for picnic
Nearby Israeli women sunned themselves in bikinis, smoking weed with their boyfriends, beers on their picnic mats.Palestinians Are Breaking Lockdown to Go to the Beach|Fiona Zublin|September 18, 2020|Ozy
I was 10 or 11, rushing to the car after an interfamily camping trip in central Pennsylvania, when I found a bag of them abandoned on a picnic table.Sunflower Seeds Are the Best Snack for the Anxious Mind|Emma Alpern|September 17, 2020|Eater
Some dispersed sites will have designated tent pads, fire rings, and picnic tables, but many will just be open spots between the trees.
The steels used in picnic knives, like those made by Opinel or Victorinox, are good examples.Three Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying a Knife|Wes Siler|September 3, 2020|Outside Online
Meanwhile, two foldout side tables were convenient for accommodating condiments and plates, since we didn’t have a picnic table or other surface available.5 Portable Grills for All Your Outdoor Cooking Needs|Amy Marturana Winderl|September 2, 2020|Outside Online
The team behind Indochine and Acme is also opening Tijuana Picnic in the LES sometime this month.Who to See and Where to be Seen: The Hot Tips for New York Fashion Week|Barbara Ragghianti|September 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sometimes, when the sun is warm and the wind is relatively calm, we set a blanket down for a picnic.
“The idea is to get out in the open air, have a picnic,” Wrigley said.100 Years of Wrigley Field: Are the Chicago Cubs Horrible Because of the Ballpark?|Luke Epplin|March 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Here, in the back of the café, there was a picnic style table.
Perhaps throwing up your thumbs during a picnic lunch on Serengeti.Miley Cyrus, Walter White, Oprah: Your Pop Culture Halloween Costume Guide|Kevin Fallon|October 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
We did not bring a single letter, but set off exactly as if we were on a picnic.Our Hundred Days in Europe|Oliver Wendell Holmes
The popular method of imbibing the charm of Dunloe is a combination of picnic, al fresco luncheons, and donkey-riding.Romantic Ireland; volume 2/2|M.F and B. McM. Mansfield
A picnic unduly prolonged degenerates rapidly through all the stages of discomfort, and ends in actual hardship.The Island Mystery|George A. Birmingham
Sidney Harrow dropped his pole, and with a half-shriek, ran in the opposite direction, towards the picnic ground.Nelly's First Schooldays|Josephine Franklin
I thought you were going to picnic with us, said Grace flippantly.The Automobile Girls at Palm Beach|Laura Dent Crane
British Dictionary definitions for picnic
- any informal meal eaten outside
- (as modifier)a picnic lunch
verb -nics, -nicking or -nicked
Derived forms of picnicpicnicker, noun
Word Origin for picnic
Idioms and Phrases with picnic
see no picnic.