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American English: /pərˈsnɪkədi/
British English: /pəˈsnɪkɪti/

Translation of persnickety in Spanish:


(American English)
  • 1 (fussy)
    chinche [colloquial]
    you'd better get it right, he's very persnickety
    procura no equivocarte, es muy puntilloso
    procura no equivocarte, es muy detallista
    procura no equivocarte, es muy chinche [colloquial]
    she's very persnickety about her food
    es muy exigente con la comida
    es muy chinche con la comida [colloquial]
    es muy mañosa con la comida (Latin America tb) [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.
  • 2 (delicate, awkward)
    que requiere minuciosidad
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