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Noun: picnic  'pik,nik
  1. A day devoted to an outdoor social gathering
    - field day, outing
  2. Any undertaking that is easy to do
    "marketing this product will be no picnic";
    - cinch, breeze, snap, duck soup [N. Amer], child's play, pushover, walkover, piece of cake, doss [Brit]
  3. Any informal meal eaten outside or on an excursion
Verb: picnic (picnicked,picnicking)  'pik,nik
  1. Eat alfresco, in the open air
    "We picnicked near the lake on this gorgeous Sunday"

Sounds like: pickle, picnic

Derived forms: picnics, picnicking, picnicked

Type of: eat, holiday [Brit], labor [US], labour [Brit, Cdn], meal, project, repast, task, undertaking, vacation, vacay [N. Amer, informal]

Encyclopedia: Picnic, Lightning