picket line

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of picket line

1 :a position held by a line of military pickets
2 :a line of people picketing a business, organization, or institution

Examples of picket line in a Sentence

  1. She joined her coworkers on the picket line.

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First Known Use of picket line

1847


PICKET LINE Defined for English Language Learners

picket line

noun

Definition of picket line for English Language Learners

  • : a line or group of people who are refusing to go to work until their employer agrees to certain demands


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picket line

noun

legal Definition of picket line

:a line of people picketing a business, institution, or organization

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