What does persnickety mean?

Definitions for persnicketypərˈsnɪk ɪ ti

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word persnickety.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bigheaded, persnickety, snooty, snot-nosed, snotty, stuck-up, too big for one's breeches, uppish(adj)

    (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant

    "a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage; "they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety"

  2. pernickety, persnickety(adj)

    characterized by excessive precision and attention to trivial details

    "a persnickety job"; "a persnickety school teacher"


  1. persnickety(Adjective)

    Fastidious or fussy.

  2. persnickety(Adjective)

    Obsessive about mundane details, demanding for precision.

  3. Origin: Alteration of pernickety


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of persnickety in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of persnickety in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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Translations for persnickety

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  • persnicketyFrench
  • привередливый, придирчивыйRussian

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