variants: or counter-picket
plural counterpickets or counter-pickets
Definition of counterpicket
: a person who acts as a picket (see picket entry 1 sense 3a) to counter or oppose a demonstration or protest Waitresses picketing … were met with counterpickets paid by the employers.— Alice Kessler Harris also : a demonstration or protest staged to counter or oppose another Some anti-union workers mounted a counterpicket.
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