adjective, finickier, finickiest.
excessively particular or fastidious; difficult to please; fussy.
Also, finnicky, finiking [fin-i-king] .

1815–25; finick + -y1

superfinicky, adjective

exacting, demanding, meticulous; choosy, picky. Unabridged
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finicky or finicking (ˈfɪnɪkɪ)
1.  excessively particular, as in tastes or standards; fussy
2.  full of trivial detail; overelaborate
[C19: from finical]
finicking or finicking
[C19: from finical]

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Word Origin & History

1825, "dainty, mincing," from finical "too particular" (1590s), perhaps from fine (adj.) + -ical as in cynical, ironical. The -k- between the final -c- and a suffix beginning in -i, -y, or -e is an orthographic rule to mark the pronunciation of -c- as "k" (cf. picnicking,
trafficking, panicky, shellacked).
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Example sentences
When the pickings are this good, bears can turn finicky.
But despite their omnipotent potential, embryonic stem cells are a finicky lot.
Never once did they manage to creep out of my finicky ears.
But people seem to be far more finicky about what they put in their mouths for
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