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Synonyms of pick at

Verb


1. pick at, pluck at, pull at, pull

usage: pluck or pull at with the fingers; "She picked nervously at the buttons of her blouse"

2. pick at, peck at, peck, eat

usage: eat like a bird; "The anorexic girl just picks at her food"

3. disparage, belittle, pick at, knock, criticize, criticise, pick apart

usage: express a negative opinion of; "She disparaged her student's efforts"

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