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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.
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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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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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A little kitchen deception or magic, depending on how you look at it certainly has its place among choosey eaters.
He added that brands like Glenfiddich and Balvenie may even benefit from more choosey consumers because of their stature and reputation, even if the market overall has slowed.
I probably should have been more choosey in what I was doing.
Although 9 West is known as one of the city's more exclusive office buildings, its enigmatic landlord Sheldon Solow has been famously choosey in deciding which tenants to do deals with, and large blocks of vacancy have accrued in the 1.5 million s/f skyscraper, which Solow developed in early 1970s.
A male wolf isn't choosey when smelling the attractive pheromones of a female coyote in heat.
(22) The principle is generally animated by a free market ethos: independent actors should be free to enter into any agreements they choosey Underlying this ethos is the assumption that market-based transactions will be more efficient.
"The oil and gas market is gradually picking up again -- the part that we see is that there are more studies, more pre-studies on feeds, more activity coming and we also see that there is speculation about reserving capacity in the market." Lieungh said Aker Solutions was "well positioned" in its core markets and remained choosey about its projects, which somewhat limited its contract visibility.
We got to see great singers like Lata Mangeshkar who sang for every actress - from Madhubala to Madhuri Dixit, before she decided to be choosey.
The Court argued that it is acceptable for the state to create regulations that "express profound respect for the life of the unborn," (54) as long as those regulations do not create "undue burden" on a woman's right to choosey An undue burden exists and invalidates a law only if that law's "purpose or effect is to place a substantial obstacle in the path of a woman seeking an abortion...." (56) According to the Court, information that is truthful and nonmisleading does not constitute such a burden, so requiring a physician to provide information about the nature of the procedure, its risks and those of childbirth, and the probable gestational age of the fetus was permissible.
That is, males may not benefit by investing in manipulative chemicals if females are unlikely to remate until a male's sperm are depleted, and choosey females may not require the means to manipulate sperm from multiple males if they are likely to mate carefully and infrequently.
Or do the roadside commands penetrate in another way--like Choosey Moms' Choosing Jiff--squatting on thoughts that shouldn't belong to billboards?