noun see nitpick

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • nitpicker — (n.) pedantic critic, 1951; see NIT (Cf. nit) (n.) + PICK (Cf. pick) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • nitpicker — /nit pik euhr/, n. a person who nitpicks, esp. habitually. Also, nit picker. [1950 55; NIT1 + PICK1 + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • nitpicker — noun /ˈnɪt.pɪk.ɹ/ Somebody who nitpicks …   Wiktionary

  • nitpicker — Synonyms and related words: belittler, captious critic, carper, caviler, censor, censurer, common scold, critic, criticizer, equivocator, faultfinder, frondeur, hairsplitter, hedger, momus, mystificator, mystifier, obscurantist, palterer,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • nitpicker — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A person who finds fault, often severely and willfully: carper, caviler, critic, criticizer, faultfinder, hyperergic, niggler, quibbler. See PRAISE …   English dictionary for students

  • nitpicker — nɪtpɪkÉ™(r) n. one who obsessively pays attention to petty flaws or details …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nitpicker — nit·pick·er …   English syllables

  • nitpicker — See: nitpick …   English dictionary

  • nitpicker — noun someone who makes small and unjustified criticisms • Derivationally related forms: ↑nitpick • Hypernyms: ↑critic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Phil Farrand — (born November 5, 1958) is an American computer programmer, webmaster and author. He is best known for his Nitpicker s Guides , in which he nitpicks plot holes and continuity errors in the various Star Trek television programs and movies, and for …   Wikipedia

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