Definition Of persnickety


placing too much emphasis on trivial or minor details; fussy.

persnickety gardeners

Example Of persnickety

  • And while she could occasionally be persnickety about certain things, she didn't need Dante telling her that.

  • He dropped all his other investigations and for two days solely observed this persnickety pulsar.

  • He is passionately persnickety in a way that Hollywood has typically undercut and portrayed as snobby.

  • I watched them in disgust, thanking the Lord Almighty I am nothing near as persnickety as they are.

  • The only cultural feature they are persnickety about is well-drained soil.

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