Definitions for persnicketiness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

per•snick•et•y*pərˈsnɪk ɪ ti(adj.)

also pernickety

  1. excessively particular; fussy.

    Category: Informal

  2. requiring painstaking care.

    Category: Informal

* Informal..

Origin of persnickety:

1885–90; orig. Scots, var. of pernickety



  1. persnicketiness(Noun)

    The state or condition of being persnickety.


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