pickiness

picky

[pik-ee]
adjective, pickier, pickiest.
extremely fussy or finicky, usually over trifles.

Origin:
1865–70; pick1 + -y1

pickiness, noun
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picky (ˈpɪkɪ)
 
adj , pickier, pickiest
informal fussy; finicky; choosy
 
'pickily
 
adv
 
'pickiness
 
n

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picky definition


  1. mod.
    choosy. : Red, blue, green! What's the difference? You are too picky.
  2. mod.
    overly critical. : I have to do it exactly right. My boss is very picky.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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