picker

noun pick·er \ ˈpi-kər \
Updated on: 8 Dec 2017

Definition of picker

: one that picks: such as
a : a worker who picks something (such as crops)
b : a tool, implement, or machine used in picking something
c : a musician who picks a stringed instrument (such as a banjo)

Examples of picker in a Sentence

  1. a book reviewer who is one of the pickers of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction

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First Known Use of picker

14th century

picker Synonyms

Synonyms
chooser, namer, selector
Related Words
elector, voter; nominator; decider

PICKER Defined for English Language Learners

picker

noun

Definition of picker for English Language Learners

  • : a person or machine that picks crops



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