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[pik-ee] /ˈpɪk i/

adjective, pickier, pickiest.
extremely fussy or finicky, usually over trifles.
adjective pickier, pickiest
(informal) fussy; finicky; choosy

1867, from pick (v.) + -y (2). Related: Pickiness. The earliest recorded uses are in reference to eating.


Very niggling; chicken-shit, persnickety: For growing a beard. A lot of little picky things like that (1917+)


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