Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “pick sth out”

pick sth out

phrasal verb with pick     /pɪk/ verb
If you pick out a tune, you play it slowly or with difficulty, note by note: I can pick out a simple tune on the piano, but that's about it.Playing musicSinging in general
(Definition of pick sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of pick sth out

Translations of “pick sth out”

Word of the Day

altruistic

showing a wish to help or bring advantages to others, even if it results in disadvantage for yourself

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More