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1. picket

noun. ['ˈpɪkɪt'] a detachment of troops guarding an army from surprise attack.

Antonyms

  • unstaple

Etymology

  • piquet (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Picket

  • trickett
  • prickett
  • cricket
  • wickett
  • ticket
  • thicket
  • rickett
  • fickett
  • bickett

Example sentences of the word picket


1. Noun, singular or mass
Allow each picket to drop off as it is cut through.

Quotes containing the word picket


1. I can't give you the white picket fence, and if I did, you'd set it on fire.
- Ilona Andrews, Magic Bleeds

2. picket

noun. ['ˈpɪkɪt'] a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event.

Synonyms

  • sentinel
  • watch
  • lookout
  • security guard
  • lookout man
  • scout
  • watcher
  • watchman
  • spotter

Antonyms

  • unzip
  • unchain
  • dislodge
  • unhook

Etymology

  • piquet (French)

3. picket

verb. ['ˈpɪkɪt'] serve as pickets or post pickets.

Synonyms

  • demonstrate

Antonyms

  • dangerous
  • unprotected

Etymology

  • piquet (French)

4. picket

verb. ['ˈpɪkɪt'] fasten with a picket.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • fasten

Antonyms

  • detach
  • uncork
  • vulnerable

Etymology

  • piquet (French)

5. picket

noun. ['ˈpɪkɪt'] a protester posted by a labor organization outside a place of work.

Synonyms

  • demonstrator

Antonyms

  • unbuckle
  • unbutton

Etymology

  • piquet (French)

6. picket

noun. ['ˈpɪkɪt'] a vehicle performing sentinel duty.

Synonyms

  • picket boat
  • military vehicle

Antonyms

  • unwire
  • unlock
  • unpin

Etymology

  • piquet (French)

7. picket

noun. ['ˈpɪkɪt'] a form of military punishment used by the British in the late 17th century in which a soldier was forced to stand on one foot on a pointed stake.

Synonyms

  • torture
  • torturing

Antonyms

  • strong
  • colorful
  • colourful

Etymology

  • piquet (French)

8. picket

noun. ['ˈpɪkɪt'] a wooden strip forming part of a fence.

Synonyms

  • pale
  • strip
  • paling

Antonyms

  • full
  • natural object
  • give
  • dress

Etymology

  • piquet (French)
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