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1. persnickety

adjective. characterized by excessive precision and attention to trivial details.

Synonyms

  • fastidious

Antonyms

  • clean
  • modest

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2. persnickety

adjective. (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant.

Synonyms

  • uppish
  • snooty
  • snotty
  • snot-nosed
  • bigheaded
  • too big for one's breeches
  • proud

Antonyms

  • unimpressive
  • unrefined
  • untidy
  • chagrin

Sentences with persnickety


1. Noun, singular or mass
They may not act persnickety if you accidentally use the wrong fork.

2. Adjective
Roundworms are persnickety little parasites and the eggs only hatch when they find their way inside specific hosts, such as cats, dogs and even humans.

3. Verb, past participle
Though quintessential plants in home gardens in any climate that will support them, tomatoes can be persnickety to grow.

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