Thesaurus > Related Words: picket

  Words related to picket

Related / Similar Words: pale, lookout, lookout man, sentinel, sentry, watch, spotter, scout

 

Definition:
  • 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 watch for something to happen;
  • a protester posted by a labor organization outside a place of work;
  • fasten with a picket; "picket the goat";
  • serve as pickets or post pickets; "picket a business to protest the lay-offs";

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    Hyponyms: picket boat, picket ship

     

    Part Meronyms: picket fence, paling

     

    Derivational Morphology: descry, spot, espy, spy, watch, look out, watch out, pale

     

     
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