Share this entry

Share this page

pick-your-own

Line breaks: pick-your-own

Definition of pick-your-own in English:

adjective

Relating to a system in which commercially grown fruit or vegetables are dug or picked by the customer for purchase at the place of production: it would be cheaper to buy from a pick-your-own farm
More example sentences
  • The overwhelming success of the campaign speaks to the less-tangible side benefits shareholders receive inside each brimming box of vegetables or stroll into the popular pick-your-own section of the farm.
  • ‘You'll get plenty of exercise at a pick-your-own fruit farm,’ he says.
  • And it was the subject of a long-running planning dispute with the Council over proposals to put in floodlights for a football pitch and create a pick-your-own fruit farm.

Definition of pick-your-own in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day cumbersome
Pronunciation: ˈkʌmbəs(ə)m
adjective
large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry…