Meaning of persnickety

per•snick•et•y

Pronunciation: (pur-snik'i-tē), [key]
— adj. Informal.
  1. overparticular; fussy.
  2. snobbish or having the aloof attitude of a snob.
  3. requiring painstaking care.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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