How do you spell picnic in English?
Correct spelling for the English word “picnic” is [pˈɪknɪk], [pˈɪknɪk], [p_ˈɪ_k_n_ɪ_k] (IPA phonetic alphabet).
What is a picnic?
A picnic is a meal taken outdoors (al fresco) as part of an excursion – ideally in scenic surroundings, such as a park, lakeside, or other place affording an interesting view, or else in conjunction with a public event such as preceding an open-air theater performance, and usually in summer.
Why is picnic not spelled picnic?
The word “picnic” has a /k/ sound at the end. If you add a suffix that starts with E, I, or Y, you lose the /k/ sound. SO – you have to add K to retain the /k/ sound. Picnic then becomes picnicked and picnicking.
Can picnic be a verb?
verb (used without object), pic·nicked, pic·nick·ing. to go on or take part in a picnic.