Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Fastidious and fussy; difficult to please; exacting, especially about details; meticulous and particular.

Etymologies

Possibly a blend of finicky and pernickety (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In all of these things he has undermined the purpose of the reforms through lack of clarity and finickity detailed negotiations that hand obstructionists the whip hand.

    The Age News Headlines

  • In the process, it missed the enormous amount of finickity detail that needs to be changed if we are to move towards a republic.

    No Right Turn

  • Email and web browsing, check and check … although the browser interface was a little finickity at times.

    The lost outpost

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