Translation of persnickety in Spanish:
- 1 (fussy)chinche [colloquial]mañoso (Latin America) [colloquial]you'd better get it right, he's very persnicketyprocura no equivocarte, es muy puntillosoprocura no equivocarte, es muy detallistaprocura no equivocarte, es muy chinche [colloquial]she's very persnickety about her foodes muy exigente con la comidaes muy chinche con la comida [colloquial]es muy mañosa con la comida (Latin America also) [colloquial]Example sentences
- Astaire, a professional dancer from the age of 7, did all of his own choreography, and he was as exacting about corrections as the most persnickety repetiteur.
- Yesterday's, incidentally, introduced me to the wonderful word persnickety.
- ‘He's a real persnickety son-of-a-gun,’ says Campbell of the director.
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