Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary

Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of PICKER

Pronunciation:  'pikur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  someone who gathers crops or fruits etc.
  2. [n]  a person who chooses or selects out

PICKER is a 6 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: chooser, selector
 See Also: farm worker, farmhand, fieldhand, human, individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pick"er\, n. [From {Pick}.]
1. One who, or that which, picks, in any sense, -- as, one
   who uses a pick; one who gathers; a thief; a pick; a
   pickax; as, a cotton picker. ``Pickers and stealers.''

2. (Mach.) A machine for picking fibrous materials to pieces
   so as to loosen and separate the fiber.

3. (Weaving) The piece in a loom which strikes the end of the
   shuttle, and impels it through the warp.

4. (Ordnance) A priming wire for cleaning the vent.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: agriculturalist, agriculturist, agrologist, agronomist, banjoist, Bauer, coffee-planter, collective farm worker, crofter, cropper, cultivator, dirt farmer, dry farmer, farm laborer, farmer, farmhand, fiddler, folk guitarist, gentleman farmer, granger, grower, guitarist, guitar-picker, harper, harpist, harvester, harvestman, haymaker, husbandman, kibbutznik, kolkhoznik, kulak, lute player, lutenist, muzhik, peasant, peasant holder, planter, plowboy, plowman, psalterer, raiser, rancher, ranchman, reaper, rustic, sharecropper, sower, string musician, strummer, tea-planter, tenant farmer, thrummer, tiller, tree farmer, truck farmer, twanger, violinist, yeoman, zitherist