Definitions for hairsplitter

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hairsplitter(noun)

    a disputant who makes unreasonably fine distinctions

Wiktionary

  1. hairsplitter(Noun)

    A person who makes extremely, possibly excessively, fine distinctions (who would separate something as fine as a hair into two pieces and distinguish them).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hairsplitter(noun)

    one who makes excessively nice or needless distinctions in reasoning; one who quibbles

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