Translation of persnickety in Spanish:
- 1.1 (fussy) you'd better get it right, he's very persnicketyshe's very persnickety about her foodprocura no equivocarte, es muy puntilloso or detallista or [colloquial] chinchees muy exigente or [colloquial] chinche or (in Latin America also) [colloquial] mañosa con la comidaExample sentences1.2 (delicate, awkward)
(task)que requiere minuciosidad
- 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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In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.