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Is picnic a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word picnic is a Scrabble US word. The word picnic is worth 12 points in Scrabble:

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Is picnic a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word picnic is a Scrabble UK word and has 12 points:

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Is picnic a Words With Friends word?

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Definitions and meaning of picnic

picnic

Alternative forms

  • picknick (archaic)

Etymology

Borrowed from French pique-nique.

Pronunciation

  • enPR: pĭkʹ-nĭk, IPA(key): /ˈpɪknɪk/
  • Rhymes: -ɪknɪk
  • Hyphenation: pic‧nic

Noun

picnic (plural picnics)

  1. An informal social gathering, usually in a natural outdoor setting, to which the participants bring their own food and drink.
  2. The meal eaten at such a gathering.
  3. (figuratively) An easy or pleasant task.
    Synonym: piece of cake
  4. (obsolete) An entertainment at which each person contributed some dish to a common table.
  5. A cut of pork from the shoulder area (above the front leg) of a pig.
    • 1923, The National Provisioner, page 50:
      Smoked picnics of medium weights - from 6 to 8 pounds - are selling at wholesale at present for about half the price of fancy hams. Standard bacon of medium weights is another smoked product that is selling []
    • 1940, War Department Technical Manual, page 53:
      Smoked picnics (calas) are pork shoulders with the butt portion removed just beyond the knuckle bone. Shoulder butts are boneless  []
    • 2001, Good Housekeeping, The Good Housekeeping Illustrated Cookbook, Hearst Books (→ISBN), page 218:
      Smoked picnics are sold whole and usually fully cooked. When sold boneless they are called pork shoulder roll.
      COOKING HAMS AND PICNICS
      Roasting : Roast a fully cooked ham or picnic according to []

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Japanese: ピクニック (pikunikku)

Translations

See also

  • packed lunch

Verb

picnic (third-person singular simple present picnics, present participle picnicking, simple past and past participle picnicked)

  1. To take part in a picnic.

Italian

Etymology

Borrowed from English picnic, from French pique-nique.

Pronunciation

Noun

picnic m (invariable)

  1. picnic (outdoor meal)

Romanian

Etymology

From French pique-nique

Noun

picnic n (plural picnicuri)

  1. picnic

Declension


Spanish

Etymology

Borrowed from English picnic, from French pique-nique.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpiɡnik/, [ˈpiɣ̞.nik]

Noun

picnic m (plural picnics)

  1. Misspelling of pícnic.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to go on an outdoor excursion with food.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)