Persnickety meaning

pər-snĭk'ĭ-tē
Too particular or precise; fastidious; fussy.
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The definition of persnickety is paying extremely close attention to detail.

An example of a persnickety person is someone who obsesses over insignificant details of a project.

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Showing or requiring extremely careful treatment.
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(US) Fastidious or fussy.
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Requiring strict attention to detail; demanding.

A persnickety job.

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Obsessive about mundane details, demanding for precision.
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Origin of persnickety

  • Alteration of pernickety
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Alteration of pernickety
    From Wiktionary