Persnickety Synonyms and Antonyms

pər-snĭk'ĭ-tē

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Synonyms for Persnickety

Paying great or excessive attention to personal tastes and appearance; fastidious:
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Specialised; characteristic of a specific person or thing.
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(Colloquial) Proud; arrogant; assuming; putting on airs of superiority.
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(used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant; -Laurent Le Sage
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Very careful in choosing; highly selective.
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Requiring great care, effort, or attention:
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Insisting capriciously on getting just what one wants; difficult to please; fastidious:
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The definition of fastidious is a very careful attention to detail, or an uptight or hyper-critical person.
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(Archaic) Timid, fearful, overly cautious.
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Showing or requiring great precision or sensitive discernment; subtle:
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Excessively fastidious or scrupulous.
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(Informal) Overly fastidious or exacting; fussy
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Alternative spelling of big-headed.
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Pompous; snobbish; inclined to turn up one's nose
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(used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant; -Laurent Le Sage
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Alternative spelling of stuck up.
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Petty, trivial; of little consequence; small and of little importance; picayunish;
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Delicately pretty or lovely
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Antonyms for Persnickety

Completely obvious; blatant:
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Not fussy; casual, undemanding, uncomplicated, etc.
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Words Related to Persnickety

Attentive to potential danger, error, or harm; cautious:
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(Obsolete) Accepted.
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Find another word for persnickety. In this page you can discover 26 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for persnickety, like: fussy, particular, uppish, too big for one's breeches, choosy, exacting, open, finicky, fastidious, careful and finical.