flying picket Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “flying picket” in the English Dictionary

"flying picket" in Business English

See all translations

flying picketnoun [C]

uk   us   WORKPLACE
a ​worker who ​travels to ​supportworkers who are on ​strike (= ​refusing to ​work) at another ​place of ​work: Employers may be able to take ​legalaction to ​stop other ​forms of ​action, such as the use of ​flyingpickets.
(Definition of flying picket from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “flying picket”
in Chinese (Simplified) (别处工厂罢工时前去声援的)流动宣传员…
in Chinese (Traditional) (別處工廠罷工時前去聲援的)流動宣傳員…
What is the pronunciation of flying picket?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day


a performer who entertains people by seeming to swallow flames

Word of the Day

by Colin McIntosh,
February 09, 2016
New words are entering the language all the time. A few of these are completely new and original coinages, but the vast majority are based on the existing stock of words in some way, for example by using affixes (prefixes and suffixes). These can have the effect of changing the meaning of the

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More