nitpicker

[nit-pik-er]
noun
a person who nitpicks, especially habitually.
Also, nit-picker.


Origin:
1950–55; nit1 + pick1 + -er1

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Example sentences
He was a nitpicker, a collector of trivial details, but was incapable of seeing a larger perspective.
Cool, it's my turn to be the holier than thou nitpicker.
When you're a journalist, you get used to being called a nitpicker--even a blood-sucking parasite.
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