[ nit-pik ]
/ ˈnɪtˌpɪk /
verb (used without object)
to be excessively concerned with or critical of inconsequential details.
verb (used with object)
to criticize by focusing on inconsequential details.
a carping, petty criticism.
Also nit·pick·y . of, relating to, or characteristic of a person who nitpicks: a nitpick review of the miniseries.
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Example sentences from the Web for nitpick
People can nitpick ... but we were going for something a bit more shapeless and ethereal than the usual biopic.‘Greetings From Tim Buckley’: Penn Badgley on Playing Late Musician Jeff Buckley|Richard Porton|April 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The identical twins who sued Zuckerberg critique and nitpick The Social Network.
British Dictionary definitions for nitpick
informal to raise petty objections or concern oneself with insignificant details
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