picnicking

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

picnic +‎ -k- +‎ -ing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɪknɪkɪŋ/
  • Hyphenation: pic‧nick‧ing

Verb[edit]

picnicking

  1. present participle of picnic

Noun[edit]

picnicking (plural picnickings)

  1. An expedition for the purpose of having a picnic.
    • 1868, The Cornhill Magazine (volume 12? volume 18? page 750)
      This sentiment was particularly approved by Lady Jane, who had a childish liking for expeditions and picnickings, and who had set her heart upon carrying out her drive that afternoon.