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choos·y

also choos·ey  (cho͞o′zē)
adj. choos·i·er, choos·i·est
Very careful in choosing; highly selective.

choos′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.choosey - difficult to please
fastidious - giving careful attention to detail; hard to please; excessively concerned with cleanliness; "a fastidious and incisive intellect"; "fastidious about personal cleanliness"
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choosey

choosy [ˈtʃuːzɪ] ADJ (choosier (compar) (choosiest (superl))) (gen) → exigente; (about food) → delicado; (= touchy) → quisquilloso
he's a bit choosey about iten esto es algo difícil de contentar
I'm choosey about who I go out withyo no salgo con un cualquiera
in his position he can't be chooseysu posición no le permite darse el lujo de escoger
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