Pernickety meaning

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Persnickety.
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(chiefly UK) Fussy; paying undue attention to minor details; fastidious.
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The definition of pernickety, commonly spelled persnickety, is a particular attention to detail to the point of being too demanding.

An example of a pernickety person is someone who stands over a project and hounds the workers until every last minor detail is attended to.

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Origin of pernickety

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    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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