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

choos′i·ness n.


adj, choosier or choosiest
informal particular in making a choice; difficult to please


(ˈtʃu zi)

adj. choos•i•er, choos•i•est.
hard to please; fussy in choosing.
[1860–65, Amer.]
choos′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.choosy - 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"


adjective (Informal) fussy, particular, exacting, discriminating, selective, fastidious, picky (informal), finicky, faddy You can't afford to be too choosy about jobs these days.
easy (informal), undemanding, easy to please, unselective, indiscriminating




[ˈtʃuːzi] adjdifficile
to be choosy about sth → être difficile sur qch


adj (+er)wählerisch


[ˈtʃuːzɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (fam) to be choosyfare lo/la schizzinoso/a or difficile
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