picnic


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Synonyms for picnic

Synonyms for picnic

a day devoted to an outdoor social gathering

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any informal meal eaten outside or on an excursion

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eat alfresco, in the open air

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Why did he come to picnics on fragrant April days with American girls who might lead him too far?
Among other things they talked aeronautics, and how thev would come for a picnic together in Bert's flying-machine before ten years were out.
But they were dressed for a photographic studio, not for a river picnic.
If, instead of a picnic party, this was a party of patriots, and she, red-shirted like the rest, had lain among grim men, flat on the turf, aiming her gun at the white turrets beneath them, screening her eyes to pierce through the smoke
From this walk a passage called Bunting's Thumb, because it is that length, leads into Picnic Street, where there are real kettles, and chestnut-blossom falls into your mug as you are drinking.
These were laughing and talking together as gaily as if they had gathered for a picnic instead of a war of conquest.
We're all right for a bit, then," he said; "but it's a pretty sort of a picnic you're on, eh?
It was to invite a young lady to a picnic, but I set to work and soon got it changed so that it would do very well.
He noted, one Sunday morning, that the Bricklayers' Picnic took place that day at Shell Mound Park, and to Shell Mound Park he went.
As the time passed, I worked as boy-helper on an ice-wagon, set up pins in a bowling alley with a saloon attached, and swept out saloons at Sunday picnic grounds.
Oh, Marilla," she exclaimed breathlessly, "there's going to be a Sunday-school picnic next week--in Mr.
Let us have a mayflower picnic tomorrow to celebrate Paddy's safe return.
But everything tasted perfectly splendid, and I'd rather have it than a church picnic.
The little house folk lived much in it, and were given to taking picnic suppers in the grassy corner beyond the brook and sitting about in it through the twilights when great night moths sailed athwart the velvet gloom.
Yesterday, by way of a change, we went for a picnic to the shores of the Baltic, ice-bound at this season, and utterly desolate at our nearest point.