/ (ˈpɪkɒŋ) /
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Caribbean any teasing or satirical banter, originally a verbal duel in song
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
Do you know the difference between everyday US and UK terminology? Test yourself with this quiz on words that differ across the Atlantic.
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Word Origin for picong
from Spanish picón mocking, from picar to pierce; compare picador
Words nearby picong
Pico della Mirandola, Pico de Teide, picofarad, picogram, picoline, picong, Pico Rivera, picornavirus, picosecond, picot, picotee
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