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finick

[fin-ik]
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verb (used without object)
  1. to affect extreme daintiness or refinement.
  2. to trifle or dawdle.
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Origin of finick

First recorded in 1700–10; back formation from finical
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Examples from the Web for finick

Historical Examples

  • The ladies, in their pretty language, signalized him as a 'finick.'

    Evan Harrington, Complete

    George Meredith