- Picnicking is eating a leisurely meal outdoors.
An example of picnicking is going to a park and sitting on a blanket to eat lunch with a friend.
A group of people picnicking.Licensed from iStockPhoto
Variant of picnic
- a pleasure outing at which a meal is eaten outdoors
- ☆ a shoulder cut of pork, cured like ham
- a pleasant experience
- an easy task
Origin: Fr pique-nique, probably from piquer, to pick plush nique, a trifle from Old French niquier, to nod
- picnicker noun
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