finickety

finickety

(fɪˈnɪkɪtɪ)
adj
fussy or exacting; a cross between finicky and pernickety
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THE 'MACHO, YET METICULOUS' The look: Fastidious but not finickety, manicured yet rugged - for you, facial hair is a totem of your selfdisciplined and precise nature.
Wine drinkers accept different years are of different quality but tea drinkers are a finickety lot -- they want the flavour of their favourite cup of tea always to be the same," he says.
With four Chelsea players - Alex, Juliano Belletti, Claude Makelele and Ashley Cole - earning bookings from finickety referee Konrad Plautz, the mood might have darkened if a volley from Argentine Luciano Galletti on the hour had been on target.
This portiere hall curtain is so fussy and finickety that a door stop limits the door opening too far and disturbing the complex arrangement.
The finickety atmosphere of Quarantine, whose claustrophobia was exasperating at times, is not present in Being Dead which startles on every page.
That said, however, Christmas is still something that should be celebrated for its ability to bring friends and families together, even if only once a year and even ones as fractious and finickety as mine.
My favourite semicolon anecdote is the theatre critic James Agate who reported how a finickety fellow hack ``once telephoned a semicolon from Moscow''.