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stickler

stick·ler

stickler

 
 
pronunciation:
stI klr
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who insists strictly on the observance of or conformity to something (usu. fol. by for).
He won't cut you any slack; he's a stickler for the rules.a stickler for details
synonyms:
fussbudget, nitpicker
definition 2: a problem that is puzzling or difficult to solve.
synonyms:
puzzle, stumper
similar words:
riddle
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