AskDefine | Define finicky

Dictionary Definition

finicky adj : exacting especially about details; "a finicky eater"; "fussy about clothes"; "very particular about how her food was prepared" [syn: finical, fussy, particular]

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  1. Fastidious and fussy; difficult to please; exacting, especially about details; meticulous and particular.

Usage notes

The comparative and superlative forms "finickier" and "finickiest" are nonstandard, therefore are only used in a jocular manner.

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