picnic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French pique-nique

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

picnic (plural picnics)

  1. A meal eaten outdoors or in another informal setting.
    We went out for a picnic in the forest.
  2. An easy or pleasant task.
    We remind the guests that dealing with this problem is no picnic, and to be patient.
  3. (obsolete) An entertainment at which each person contributed some dish to a common table.

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Verb[edit]

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

  1. To eat a picnic.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English

Noun[edit]

picnic m (invariable)

  1. picnic (outdoor meal)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From French.

Etymology 2[edit]

English

Noun[edit]

picnic m (plural picnic)

  1. picnic (outdoor meal)