Definition of pickings noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈpɪkɪŋz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɪkɪŋz//
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something, especially money, that can be obtained from a particular situation in an easy or a dishonest way. There were only slim pickings to be made at the fair. There are rich pickings to be had by investing in this sort of company. The strike affecting the country's largest airline is producing easy pickings for smaller companies.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pickings