Fastidious and fussy; difficult to please; exacting, especially about details.
‘The baby was finicky until her diaper was changed.’;
Fussy; paying undue attention to minor details; fastidious.
(informal) Demanding, requiring above-normal care.
‘The lawnmower is a bit finicky in cold weather.’;
Requiring attention to minor details.
exacting especially about details;
‘a finicky eater’; ‘fussy about clothes’; ‘very particular about how her food was prepared’;
Finical or fussy; full of petty details.
(of a person) fussy about their needs or requirements
‘a finicky eater’;
characterized by excessive precision and attention to trivial details;
‘a persnickety job’; ‘a persnickety school teacher’;
showing or requiring great attention to detail
‘his finicky copperplate hand’;
placing too much emphasis on trivial or minor details; fussy
‘she's very pernickety about her food’;
requiring a particularly precise or careful approach
‘the system does not encourage additional enquiries on detailed and pernickety points’;