Adjective Definition

persnickety

1.Definition: (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant

"They're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety"

Related Adjective(s):bigheaded, snooty, snotty, uppish


2.Definition: characterized by excessive precision and attention to trivial details

"A persnickety job", "A persnickety school teacher"

Related Adjective(s):pernickety




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