Finickity vs. Finicky - What's the difference?

Wiktionary

  • Finickity (adjective)

    (usually said of a person) Fastidious and fussy; difficult to please; exacting, especially about details; meticulous and particular.

  • Finicky (adjective)

    Fastidious and fussy; difficult to please; exacting, especially about details.

    "fastidious|fussy|Thesaurus:fastidious"

    "The baby was finicky until her diaper was changed."

  • Finicky (adjective)

    Demanding, requiring above-normal care.

    "The lawnmower is a bit finicky in cold weather."

Oxford Dictionary

  • Finicky (adjective)

    (of a person) fussy about their needs or requirements

    "a finicky eater"

  • Finicky (adjective)

    showing or requiring great attention to detail

    "his finicky copperplate hand"

Princeton's WordNet

  • Finicky (adjective)

    exacting especially about details;

    "a finicky eater"

    "fussy about clothes"

    "very particular about how her food was prepared"

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