Synonyms of pickup


1. pickup, pickup truck, truck, motortruck

usage: a light truck with an open body and low sides and a tailboard

2. pickup, bench warrant, arrest warrant

usage: a warrant to take someone into custody; "put out a pickup on that man"

3. pickup, pick-me-up, corrective, restorative

usage: anything with restorative powers; "she needed the pickup that coffee always gave her"

4. pickup, acquaintance, friend

usage: a casual acquaintance; often made in hope of sexual relationships

5. pickup, getaway, acceleration

usage: the attribute of being capable of rapid acceleration; "his car has a lot of pickup"

6. tone arm, pickup, pickup arm, mechanical device

usage: mechanical device consisting of a light balanced arm that carries the cartridge

7. cartridge, pickup, electro-acoustic transducer

usage: an electro-acoustic transducer that is the part of the arm of a record player that holds the needle and that is removable

8. pickup, collection, collecting, assembling, aggregation

usage: the act or process of picking up or collecting from various places; "garbage pickup is on Mondays and Thursdays"

9. pickup, acquiring, getting

usage: the act of taking aboard passengers or freight

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Definition and meaning of pickup (Dictionary)