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choosy

adjective, \ˈchü-zē\

Simple Definition of choosy

  • : very careful in choosing : liking only certain things

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of choosy

choosierchoosiest

  1. :  fastidiously selective :  particular <choosy shoppers>

Examples of choosy in a sentence

  1. You can't be too choosy if you want a job right away.

  2. We could afford to be as choosy as we wanted to be.



1862

First Known Use of choosy

1862

Variants of choosy

also choosey play \ˈchü-zē\

Rhymes with choosy


CHOOSY Defined for Kids

choosy

play
adjective \ˈchü-zē\

Definition of choosy for Students

choosierchoosiest

  1. :  careful in making choices <a choosy shopper>





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