Nit-picking meaning

nitpikiŋ
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The painstaking process of removing nits (lice eggs) from someone's hair.
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(figuratively, by extension) A process of finding or pointing out tiny details or errors, particularly if the pointed-out details seem insignificant or irrelevant to all but the finder.

"Of all life's pleasures, I like nitpicking the best." -- Wally in Dilbert.

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(informal) (a) Paying too much attention to petty details; niggling.
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Alternative spelling of nitpicking.
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