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choosy

[choo-zee] /ˈtʃu zi/
adjective, choosier, choosiest.
1.
hard to please, particular; fastidious, especially in making a selection:
She's too choosy about food.
Origin of choosy
1860-1865
1860-65, Americanism; choose + -y1
Related forms
choosiness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for choosy

choosy

/ˈtʃuːzɪ/
adjective choosier, choosiest
1.
(informal) particular in making a choice; difficult to please
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Word Origin and History for choosy
adj.

1862, American English, from choose + -y (2). Also sometimes choosey. Related: Choosiness.

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