Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
 
Lookup History
finicky

fin·ick·y

finicky

 
 
pronunciation:
fI nih ki
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: exceptionally fussy or hard to satisfy.
She'd become finicky in her old age, and it was hard to know what would please her.He was a finicky eater when he was child, but now he'll eat most anything.
synonyms:
choosy, finical, fussy, particular, picky
similar words:
dainty, difficult, exacting, fastidious, hypercritical, meticulous, niggling, painstaking, persnickety
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature