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noun (1)

plural pics or pix ˈpiks How to pronounce pic (audio)
: the picador's lance

Examples of pic in a Sentence

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Loved looking at these pic down thru the years—wow! Esther Kang, Peoplemag, 9 Apr. 2024 Per the pics, published in the Daily Mail, Bullock opted for a corporate chic look for her evening at the theater. Kathleen Walsh, Glamour, 2 Apr. 2024 Winslow and Butler are among the producers on the Sony pic. Jim Ruland, Los Angeles Times, 1 Apr. 2024 And what better way to mark the moment than with a few gorgeous eclipse pics? William Neff, Washington Post, 24 Mar. 2024 Sony’s spring event pic Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire has started off its North American box office run with $4.7 million in Thursday previews before rolling out everywhere on Friday. Pamela McClintock, The Hollywood Reporter, 22 Mar. 2024 Upload a few pics of your pet and it’ll be printed in a cute concert-style tee. 42/49 Glocusent LED Neck Reading Light When their room isn’t set up for late-night reading with bedside lights, this neck light will help keep them on task with all their latest BookTok recommendations. Nykia Spradley, Glamour, 19 Mar. 2024 Unedited pics or it didn’t happen March 18, 2024 The image, posted in April 2023 on the Wales’ joint Instagram account on what would have been Elizabeth’s 97th birthday, featured the late queen seated on a sofa and flanked by her heirs. Nardine Saad, Los Angeles Times, 19 Mar. 2024 Her photo carousel featured a stunning shot of the couple holding hands on their wedding day, as well as casual pics of them on a plane together and excitedly posing in front of a billboard promoting her series Zoey 102. Erin Clack, Peoplemag, 18 Mar. 2024

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Word History


Noun (1)

short for picture

Noun (2)

Spanish pica, from picar to prick

First Known Use

Noun (1)

1884, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun (2)

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pic was in 1884

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“Pic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pic. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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