• IPA: /ˈfɪnɪki/

finicky (comparative finickier, superlative finickiest)

  1. (informal, of a person) Fastidious and fussy; difficult to please; exacting, especially about details.
    Synonyms: fastidious, fussy, Thesaurus:fastidious
    My editor is very finicky about punctuation. Every dot and comma has to be just right.
    She has a finicky baby that's hard to feed.
  2. (informal) Demanding; requiring above-normal care.
    The lawnmower is a bit finicky in cold weather.
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