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Meaning of PICNIC

Pronunciation:  'piknik

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  any undertaking that is easy to do; "marketing this product will be no picnic"
  2. [n]  any informal meal eaten outside or on an excursion
  3. [n]  a day devoted to an outdoor social gathering
  4. [v]  eat alfresco, in the open air

PICNIC is a 6 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: breeze, child's play, cinch, duck soup, field day, outing, piece of cake, pushover, snap, walkover
 See Also: cookout, doddle, eat, holiday, labor, meal, project, repast, task, undertaking, vacation



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Pic"nic\, n. [Cf. F. piquenique. See {Pick}, v., and cf.
    Formerly, an entertainment at which each person contributed
    some dish to a common table; now, an excursion or pleasure
    party in which the members partake of a collation or repast
    (usually in the open air, and from food carried by
  2. \Pic"nic\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Picnicked}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Picnicking}.]
    To go on a picnic, or pleasure excursion; to eat in public
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are at a picnic means a joyful and tranquil domestic life. Seeing a picnic basket in your dream indicates an opportunity to learn and share your ideas and opinions.
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