the pick of the bunch

noun phrase
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the pick of the bunch

:the best one of a group
  • I read many books this summer, and that was the pick of the bunch.

Word by Word Definitions

pick play
  1. : to pierce, penetrate, or break up with a pointed instrument

  2. : to remove bit by bit

  3. : to remove covering or adhering matter from

  1. : a blow or stroke with a pointed instrument

  2. : the act or privilege of choosing or selecting : choice

  3. : the best or choicest one

  1. : a heavy, usually long-handled iron or steel tool pointed at one or both ends — compare mattock

  2. : toothpick

  3. : picklock

  1. : to throw or thrust with effort : hurl

  2. : to throw (a shuttle) across the loom

  1. : the act of pitching or throwing

  2. : something thrown

  3. : a throw of the shuttle

bunch play
  1. : protuberance, swelling

  2. : a number of things of the same kind

  3. : group

  1. : swell, protrude

  2. : to form a group or cluster

  3. : to form into a bunch


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