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finicky

[ fin-i-kee ]
/ 藞f瑟n 瑟 ki /
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adjective, fin路ick路i路er, fin路ick路i路est.
excessively particular or fastidious; difficult to please; fussy.
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Sometimes fin路nick路y; fin路i路king [fin-i-king], /藞f瑟n 瑟 k瑟艐/, fin路i路cal [fin-i-kuhl] /藞f瑟n 瑟 k蓹l/ .

Origin of finicky

First recorded in 1815鈥25; finick + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM finicky

su路per路fin路ick路y, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for finicky

finicky

finicking

/ (藞f瑟n瑟k瑟) /

adjective
excessively particular, as in tastes or standards; fussy
full of trivial detail; overelaborate

Word Origin for finicky

C19: from finical
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