[fin-i-kuh l] /ˈfɪn ɪ kəl/
another word for finicky
1590s; see finicky.
[fin-ik] /ˈfɪn ɪk/ verb (used without object) 1. to affect extreme daintiness or refinement. 2. to trifle or dawdle.
[fin-i-kee] /ˈfɪn ɪ ki/ adjective, finickier, finickiest. 1. excessively particular or fastidious; difficult to please; fussy. /ˈfɪnɪkɪ/ adjective 1. excessively particular, as in tastes or standards; fussy 2. full of trivial detail; overelaborate adj. 1825, “dainty, mincing,” from finical “too particular” (1590s), perhaps from fine (adj.) + -ical as in cynical, ironical. The -k- between […]
noun A five-dollar bill; five dollars; fin [1850+ fr British; fr Yiddish finif, ”five”]
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