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punctilio División en sílabas: punc·til·i·o
Pronunciación: /ˌpəNG(k)ˈtilēō/

Definición de punctilio en inglés:

sustantivo (plural punctilios)

A fine or petty point of conduct or procedure.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • He was wounded fighting at barricades adjacent to Paris's northern customs barrier and described the moment with the clinical punctilio of a doctor's son.
  • Mercifully the SS men got off the bus before his punctilio caused him to unmask his disguise.
  • Parliament has made it abundantly clear in those sections of the Criminal Code having to do with the form of indictments and informations that the punctilio of an earlier age is no longer to bind us.
Sinónimos
nicety, detail, fine point, subtlety, nuance, refinement

Origen

Late 16th century: from Italian puntiglio(n-) and Spanish puntillo, diminutive of punto 'a point'.

Palabras que riman con punctilio

billy-o

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