Word of the Day: persnickety

per·snick·e·ty adjective \pər-ˈsni-kə-tē\: giving a lot of attention to details that are minor or not important.

1a:  fussy about small details :  fastidious<a persnickety teacher>. b:  having the characteristics of a snob.

2:  requiring great precision <a persnickety job>.

per·snick·e·ti·ness \-nəs\noun

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