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finnicky

[ fin-i-kee ]
/ ˈfɪn ɪ ki /
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adjective, fin·nick·i·er, fin·nick·i·est.

a less common variant of finicky.

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Example sentences from the Web for finnicky

  • But he was a past-master in the art, notwithstanding he had not officiated before in the presence of so "finnicky" an assemblage.

  • That comes under the head of earnings, if you are finnicky about the profits.

    Dennison Grant|Robert Stead
  • Respect for the cloth cannot be won among these open-hearted folk by finnicky manners.

    The Heart of Canyon Pass|Thomas K. Holmes
  • It was not Bettys finnicky ways, as her brother bluntly called them, that held the girl from the East so dear in Joes eyes.

    The Heart of Canyon Pass|Thomas K. Holmes
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