Pernicketty
Pernickety Per*nick"et*y, Pernicketty Per*nick"et*ty, a. Finical or fussy; full of petty details. [Colloq.]

Syn: persnickety. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Persnickety — Per*snick et*y, a. 1. Finicky or fussy; demanding attention to petty details; of people. [Colloq.] Syn: pernickety, pernicketty. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC] 2. snobbish; behaving aloofly. [Colloq.] Syn: pernickety, pernicketty. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pernickety — Per*nick et*y, Pernicketty Per*nick et*ty, a. Finical or fussy; full of petty details. [Colloq.] Syn: persnickety. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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