Meaning of “pickings” in the English Dictionary


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pickingsnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈpɪk.ɪŋz/ us /ˈpɪk.ɪŋz/

money that can be earned easily or dishonestly:

The street-sellers are lured to the town by the rich/easy pickings that are to be had from foreign tourists.

(Definition of “pickings” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)