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persnickety

División en sílabas: per·snick·et·y
Pronunciación: /pərˈsnikədē
 
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Definición de persnickety en inglés:

adjetivo

North American informal
1Placing too much emphasis on trivial or minor details; fussy: persnickety gardeners she’s very persnickety about her food
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • And while she could occasionally be persnickety about certain things, she didn't need Dante telling her that.
  • Trailing fuchsias are especially persnickety about their environment.
  • The only cultural feature they are persnickety about is well-drained soil.
1.1Requiring a particularly precise or careful approach: it’s hard to find a film more persnickety and difficult to use than black-and-white infrared
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • This persnickety approach is forcing some companies to shape up.

Origen

early 19th century (originally Scots): of unknown origin.

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