Definition of 'pick at'
Example sentences containing 'pick at'
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He blinked and stretched his eyes whenever the woman stopped watching him to pick at her food with an idle, preoccupied fork. THE LAST RAVEN (2002)Smokes sat down on a fallen spruce trunk and began to pick at the bark with his fingers. DESPERADOES (2002)School was a sore spot and one that Joe had no wish to pick at. FALLEN WOMEN (2002)
The birds had been sensible enough not to pick at the drugs, however. WITHOUT REMORSE (2002)
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Used Rarely. pick at is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of pick at from the Collins English Dictionary
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