French translation of 'picnic'
to have a picnic (= eat outside) pique-niquer
We had a picnic on the beach. Nous avons pique-niqué sur la plage.(= eat a simple meal) pique-niquer
We won’t have any electricity but we can always have a picnic. On n’a pas l’électricité mais on peut toujours pique-niquer.
it’ll be no picnic (informal) [experience, task, activity] ça ne va pas être de la tarte (informal)see also picnic table, picnic site, picnic hamper, picnic lunch
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Example Sentences Including 'picnic'
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Bring your picnic and enjoy your day on the outfield.The Sun (2015)
Get there early to enjoy a picnic in the grounds.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
It was nurtured during seemingly endless childhood summers of brutally unforgiving seaside picnics, where cheese and apple sandwiches were laced with sand to an almost ridiculous degree.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Take a picnic, because there's no café.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
The company can book campsites and provide picnic baskets and electric bikes.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Then cruise along with the river pageant and enjoy a light picnic lunch and riverside sights.The Sun (2011)
This kind of salad is perfect for alfresco meals and picnics.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
You can book picnic hampers or bring your own.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
It still has its patrons and protectors, still draws its crowds for the big picnic meetings up country, but it is an easy target for intimidation.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Bring a picnic, because there are no facilities up here.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
I notice that a lot of energy goes into the choice of food in the picnic.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
She thinks it's all about picnics in a field strewn with daisies.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
They do a daily lunch menu that you can eat at picnic tables on the pebbles outside.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Putting together a picnic lunch is simple in Luxembourg.Cheap Eats Guide to Europe 1994 (1993)
The wine country remains relatively remote and little visited: apart from the recommended restaurants, this is fine country for vineyard picnics.The Wine Roads of France (1989)
Now they are enjoying a picnic.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Residents are being asked to bring their own tables and picnic food.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Take a picnic to enjoy with a view.The Sun (2015)
The site of an impending catastrophe is the perfect place to picnic.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
They are great places to just take a picnic and sit out in the sunshine.The Sun (2011)
They plan to take part in a day of picnics and visits to wildlife reserves instead.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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'picnic' in Other Languages
British English: picnic /ˈpɪknɪk/ NOUN
When people have a picnic, they eat a meal out of doors.
We're going on a picnic tomorrow.
- American English: picnic
- Arabic: نُزْهَةُ الأَكْل فِي الهَواءِ الطَّلْق
- Brazilian Portuguese: piquenique
- Chinese: 野餐
- Croatian: piknik
- Czech: piknik
- Danish: picnic
- Dutch: picknick
- European Spanish: comida campestre
- Finnish: piknik
- French: pique-nique
- German: Picknick
- Greek: πικνίκ
- Italian: picnic
- Japanese: ピクニック
- Korean: 소풍
- Norwegian: piknik
- Polish: piknik
- European Portuguese: piquenique
- Romanian: picnic
- Russian: пикник
- Spanish: comida campestre
- Swedish: picknick
- Thai: การไปเที่ยวนอกบ้านและนำอาหารไปรับประทาน
- Turkish: piknik
- Ukrainian: пікнік
- Vietnamese: cắm trại
British English: picnic VERB
When people picnic somewhere, they have a picnic.
Afterwards, we picnicked on the riverbank.
Translation of picnic from the Collins English to French Dictionary