Definition of over-particular in English:

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Pronunciation: /əʊvəpəˈtɪkjʊlə/


(Of a person) fussy about details: passengers who were not over-particular about their time of arrival
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  • Instead of establishing the system and order you would like, you are over-particular in some things that matter to you personally but lax and indulgent in other ways.
  • Am I right to question his eating habits, or am I being over-particular about mine?
  • So that's my over-particular long ramble for the day.

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