Definition of PICKS

noun : PICKS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) the quantity of a crop that is harvested; "he sent the first picking of berries to the market"; "it was the biggest peach pick in years" ;

  • 3. (

    ) the best people or things in a group; "the cream of England's young men were killed in the Great War" ;

  • 6. (

    ) a thin sharp implement used for removing unwanted material; "he used a pick to clean the dirt out of the cracks" ;

  • 7. (

    ) a heavy iron tool with a wooden handle and a curved head that is pointed on both ends; "they used picks and sledges to break the rocks" ;

  • 8. (

    ) a basketball maneuver; obstructing an opponent with one's body; "he was called for setting an illegal pick" ;

verb : PICKS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) select carefully from a group; "She finally picked her successor"; "He picked his way carefully" ;

  • 4. (

    ) provoke; "pick a fight or a quarrel" ;

  • 5. (

    ) remove in small bits; "pick meat from a bone" ;

  • 6. (

    ) remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits; "Clean the turkey" ;

  • 7. (

    ) pilfer or rob; "pick pockets" ;

  • 8. (

    ) pay for something; "pick up the tab"; "pick up the burden of high-interest mortgages"; "foot the bill" ;

  • 9. (

    ) pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion; "he plucked the strings of his mandolin" ;

  • 10. (

    ) attack with or as if with a pickaxe of ice or rocky ground, for example; "Pick open the ice" ;

  • 12. (

    ) eat intermittently; take small bites of; "He pieced at the sandwich all morning"; "She never eats a full meal;


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