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Function: adjective
Etymology: alteration of pernickety
1 a : fussy about small details : FASTIDIOUS
b : having the characteristics of a snob
2 : requiring great precision per·snick·e·ti·ness /-n&s/ noun
a. persnickety teacher
b. a persnickety job
by Vero January 10, 2005

Words related to Pernickety

fastidious attentive fussy particular persnickety picky