persnickety definition

  • adjective:
    • Overparticular about trivial details; fastidious.
    • Snobbish; pretentious.
    • needing rigid awareness of detail; demanding: a persnickety work.
    • Fastidious or fussy.
    • Obsessive about mundane details, demanding for precision.
    • Finicky or fussy; demanding attention to petty details; -- of people.
    • snobbish; acting aloofly.
    • characterized by extortionate precision and awareness of insignificant details
    • (used colloquially) very conceited or conceited

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