Persnickety



[per-snik-i-tee] /pərˈsnɪk ɪ ti/

adjective, Informal.
1.
overparticular; fussy.
2.
snobbish or having the aloof attitude of a snob.
3.
requiring painstaking care.
/pəˈsnɪkɪtɪ/
adjective
1.
the US word for pernickety
adj.

1889, alteration of pernickety (q.v.).

adjective

Overfastidious; finical; fussy

[first form 1905+, second 1814+; fr Scots dialect]

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