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General dictionaries General (23 matching dictionaries)
  1. persnickety: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. persnickety, persnickety: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. persnickety: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. persnickety: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. persnickety: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. persnickety: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Persnickety, persnickety: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. persnickety: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. persnickety: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. persnickety: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. persnickety: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. persnickety: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. persnickety: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. persnickety: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. persnickety: Rhymezone [home, info]
  16. persnickety: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  17. persnickety: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  18. persnickety: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  19. persnickety: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  20. Persnickety: The Word Detective [home, info]
  21. persnickety: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. persnickety: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. persnickety: A Word A Day [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Persnickety: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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adjective:  used colloquially of one who is overly conceited or arrogant ("They're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety")
adjective:  characterized by excessive precision and attention to trivial details ("A persnickety job")

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Phrases that include persnickety:   persnickety shaft

Words similar to persnickety:   bigheaded, pernickety, persnicketiness, snooty, snot-nosed, snotty, stuck-up, uppish, too big for one's breeches, more...

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