[ fin-ik ]
/ ˈfɪn ɪk /
verb (used without object)
to affect extreme daintiness or refinement.
to trifle or dawdle.
Origin of finick
First recorded in 1700–10; back formation from finical
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Examples from the Web for finick
The ladies, in their pretty language, signalized him as a 'finick.'Evan Harrington, Complete|George Meredith