Definitions For Nitpicky


{{en-adj, er}} finicky, finicky; overly critical; concerned with insignificant details.


See also thesaurus:fastidious

Related terms

nitpick nitpicker nitpickish


Catalan: llepafils, m, f Chinese: : Mandarin: 挑剔, tr=tiāoti, sc=Hani Dutch: muggenzifterig Finnish: pikkumainen German: spitzfindig, übergenau, pedantisch, überkorrekt Polish: drobiazgowy, m Russian: приди́рчивый Spanish: quisquilloso, m

Alternative forms



nitpick + y

Is Nitpicky a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Nitpicky is worth 19 points in Scrabble and 21 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Nitpicky in a Sentence

  • Her husband nitpicks about everything: from how she puts the plates away to how she files the bills

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