Definitions For Picket


  • 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
  • A wooden strip forming part of a fence
  • A vehicle performing sentinel duty
  • A detachment of troops guarding an army from surprise attack
  • A person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
  • A protester posted by a labor organization outside a place of work
  • A stick or post that is pointed at the end so that it can be put into the ground
  • A person or group of people who are standing or marching near a place to protest something
  • A protest or strike involving pickets


  • Fasten with a picket
  • Serve as pickets or post pickets
  • To stand or march in a public place in order to protest something or to prevent other workers from going to work during a strike
  • To guard (something, such as a road or camp) with a group of soldiers

Is Picket a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Picket is worth 14 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Picket in a Sentence

  • A house surrounded by a white picket fence
  • Pickets marched in front of the company headquarters.
  • The strikers held picket signs painted with angry slogans.
  • Workers picketed outside the grocery store.
  • The union is picketing the factory.

Synonyms for Picket

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