verb (used without object), pic·nicked, pic·nick·ing.
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Origin of picnic
OTHER WORDS FROM picnicpic·nick·er, noun
Example sentences from the Web for picnic
“We didn’t want to do a live stream,” Phillips explains, sitting at a picnic table with Wareham in their yard.
The artwork by Leah Beach sits on Workers’ Hill, by the picnic pavilion.In Delaware, a new Instagram-friendly driving trail spotlights local artists and sites|Andrea Sachs|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
Start at the Pacific Crest Trailhead where it intersects with Mount Ashland Ski Road, making your way through a mix of woods and meadows for the first few miles before the path opens up at Grouse Gap, a popular shelter and picnic area.
A dozen miles later, I drove up to a sunny picnic table at Sage Creek Campground and was instantly greeted with a series of high-pitched alarm-like chirps.
Poway Mayor Steve Vaus has highlighted a small business loan and picnic table-renting program his city started during the pandemic for companies hard up for cash and in need of outdoor space.What Republicans Say They’ll Do if They Keep Control of the Board of Supervisors|Jesse Marx|October 20, 2020|Voice of San Diego
We headed out soon after, back into the sunlight-dappled gardens of the temple complex, to join worshippers picnicking.Fighting Back With Faith: Inside the Yezidis’ Iraqi Temple|Michael Luongo|August 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Or those long July hours picnicking in wait for a fleeting rainbow streak of jerseys to spill through a mountain pass.Lance Armstrong’s Shadow Looms Large Over 100th Edition of Tour de France|Tracy McNicoll|October 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The family said the man was picnicking; the Border Patrol said the victim was pelting the agent with rocks.U.S. Border Patrol Fires at Rock Throwers in Mexico, and Three Have Died|Terry Greene Sterling|October 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
She, her kids, and some friends were picnicking on the bank of the Red River near their home in Shreveport, Louisiana.
As I sauntered on, revolving very pleasant thoughts to myself, I came upon a party who were picnicking under a tree.That Boy Of Norcott's|Charles James Lever
The picnicking, if picnicking there is to be, is done in town.
Some wretched tourist has been picnicking up here, I suppose, and smashed a ginger-beer bottle.A Fortunate Term|Angela Brazil
This was a favorite picnicking spot for parties from Denton; but our friends had the island all to themselves this day.
The picnicking farmers should be home ahead of this storm; yet, if they came, they could not stop the sails of the windmill.
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.