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English noun: picnic

1. picnic (time) a day devoted to an outdoor social gathering

Synonymsfield day, outing

Broader (hypernym)holiday, vacation

2. picnic (act) any undertaking that is easy to do

SamplesMarketing this product will be no picnic.

Synonymsbreeze, child's play, cinch, duck soup, piece of cake, pushover, snap, walkover

Broader (hypernym)labor, project, task, undertaking

Narrower (hyponym)doddle

3. picnic (food) any informal meal eaten outside or on an excursion

Broader (hypernym)meal, repast

Narrower (hyponym)cookout

English verb: picnic

1. picnic (consumption) eat alfresco, in the open air

SamplesWe picnicked near the lake on this gorgeous Sunday.

ExamplesSam and Sue picnic

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)eat

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