HyperDic: picnic

English > 4 senses of the word picnic:
NOUNtimepicnic, field day, outinga day devoted to an outdoor social gathering
actpicnic, cinch, breeze, snap, duck soup, child's play, pushover, walkover, piece of cakeany undertaking that is easy to do
foodpicnicany informal meal eaten outside or on an excursion
VERBconsumptionpicniceat alfresco, in the open air
picnic > pronunciation
Soundspih'knih.k
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > picnic: 4 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningA day devoted to an outdoor social gathering.
Synonymsfield day, outing
Broadervacation, holidayleisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure
Spanishpícnic, picnic
Catalanpícnic
English > picnic: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAny undertaking that is easy to do.
Example"marketing this product will be no picnic"
Synonymscinch, breeze, snap, duck soup, child's play, pushover, walkover, piece of cake
NarrowerdoddleAn easy task
Broaderundertaking, project, task, laborAny piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
Spanishjuego de niños, pan comido
Catalanbufar i fer ampolles, peix al cove
English > picnic: 4 senses > noun 3, food
MeaningAny informal meal eaten outside or on an excursion.
NarrowercookoutAn informal meal cooked and eaten outdoors
Broadermeal, repastThe food served and eaten at one time
Spanishjira, picnic
Catalanpicnic, pícnic
Verbspicniceat alfresco, in the open air
English > picnic: 4 senses > verb 1, consumption
Meaningeat alfresco, in the open air.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelSam and Sue picnic
Example"We picnicked near the lake on this gorgeous Sunday"
BroadereatEat a meal
Spanishhacer picnic, ir de picnic
Nounspicnicany informal meal eaten outside or on an excursion
picnicker, picknickera person who is picnicking

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