Definition of 'picking'
Example sentences containing 'picking'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Nobody else in this building is to know about it,' he said, picking up the file. THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)The mare was restless, no doubt picking up his apprehension. TREASON KEEP (2002)Just the thought of picking the lock had my hands sweating inside the thin gloves. KICK BACK (2002)
We sat on barstools at the granite counter, both of us picking at a tuna casserole one of her friends had brought over. A KING'S RANSOM (2002)
Trends of 'picking'
In Common Usage. picking is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of picking from the Collins English Dictionary
5 unusual words & phrases to upgrade your World Cup 2018 banter
Impress your friends, family and colleagues with this unusual collection of football lingo.
VAR, planebae & a peng sort: July’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this July with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.