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Antonyms for Picked

common, run-of-the-mill, commonplace, ordinary, average.

Quotes of Picked

  1. Jesus picked up twelve men from the bottom ranks of business and forged them into an organisation that conquered the world. – Bruce Barton
  2. I never picked a bass up before Sabbath started. – Geezer Butler
  3. I was singing in a mall, and I picked a girl to come up onstage with me. As I was grabbing her hand, I fell off the stage. It felt like I was in the air forever, flying like Superman. – Aaron Carter
  4. One rainy Sunday when I was in the third grade, I picked up a book to look at the pictures and discovered that even though I did not want to, I was reading. I have been a reader ever since. – Beverly Cleary
  5. And from the first time I picked up a basketball at age eight- I had a lot of difficulty when I first picked up a basketball, because I was a scrub- there were things that I liked about it. – Julius Erving
  6. A farmer travelling with his load Picked up a horseshoe on the road, And nailed if fast to his barn door, That luck might down upon him pour; That every blessing known in life Might crown his homestead and his wife, And never any kind of harm Descend upon his growing farm. – James Thomas Fields
  7. I figured that pitchers had a better chance of getting drafted than fielders, so I decided I should be a pitcher. But I never expected to be picked in the first round. I wasn't even sure I'd get picked at all. – Dwight Gooden
  8. I don't really count myself as a very sophisticated businessperson. I'm a creative artist. All I know from business I've picked up along the way. – Mick Jagger
  9. Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers' gardens. – Douglas William Jerrold
  10. There were a lot of choices to make and I always picked artist. I never once picked doctor, lawyer, firemen or something like that. It was always artist. – Maynard James Keenan
  11. From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Someday I intend reading it. – Groucho Marx
  12. I won it, at least five million times. Men who were stronger, bigger and faster than I was could have done it, but they never picked up a pole, and never made the feeble effort to pick their legs off the ground and get over the bar. – Bob Richards
  13. I actually picked up copies of Decline I and II at a flea market once. I walked out without paying. – Penelope Spheeris
  14. I write screenplays that don't get made and pilots that don't get picked up, and I re -write other people's movies, and those are all different kinds of fees. – Bruce Vilanch
  15. I'm writing a novel about two actresses who go to New York, because that's what I know about. One has lost touch with reality, disappears and is picked up by a man. – Julie Walters

Usage examples for Picked

  1. One hundred and two thousand five hundred isn't to be picked up every day. – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  2. He picked up a couple and put them in his pocket. – The Egyptian Cat Mystery by Harold Leland Goodwin
  3. We can't afford to have one of our order picked up in the streets by the world's people. – Susanna and Sue by Kate Douglas Wiggin
  4. The child you picked up in the street. – The Nameless Castle by Maurus Jókai
  5. I- I picked it up. – In Luck at Last by Walter Besant
  6. The horses ears picked up. – Joe Burke's Last Stand by John Moncure Wetterau
  7. He picked up our Book. – Fairy Prince and Other Stories by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  8. We might be days, or even weeks, before we were picked up or reached land. – Paddy Finn by W. H. G. Kingston
  9. So the mother picked up the baby and took it upstairs and told her husband, and they went to bed happy, for they had caught the dragon and saved the baby. – The Book of Dragons by Edith Nesbit
  10. And do you suppose he loves you, just because he has kissed you and given you this ring which he picked up in the car? – The Mayor of Warwick by Herbert M. Hopkins
  11. They picked me up; they brought me in. – The Promised Land by Mary Antin
  12. " Dad," said Penny thoughtfully, " maybe the man we picked up really was Jay Kline." – Penny Nichols and the Knob Hill Mystery by Joan Clark
  13. Then he threw it from him and I picked it up. – Tempest and Sunshine by Mary J. Holmes
  14. He reached into the pen, picked up the baby. – The Ultroom Error by Gerald Allan Sohl
  15. She picked him up very gently, and ran to show him to her father. – All About Johnnie Jones by Carolyn Verhoeff
  16. Then a little boy who was playing saw her and picked her up. – The Sun's Babies by Edith Howes
  17. We got into the country next year, picked out a little house. – Poor, Dear Margaret Kirby and Other Stories by Kathleen Norris
  18. They told me that he picked up Sue's handkerchief. – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue and Their Shetland Pony by Laura Lee Hope
  19. From what I hear you've picked up quite a lot outside of office hours. – Youth Challenges by Clarence B Kelland
  20. Oh, we'll be picked up shortly. – Last Words by Stephen Crane
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