faultfinding


1fault·find·ing

adjective \-diŋ\

Definition of FAULTFINDING

:  disposed to find fault :  captiously critical

Examples of FAULTFINDING

  1. <publishers now have to produce textbooks that pass muster with a slew of faultfinding committees>

First Known Use of FAULTFINDING

1622

2faultfinding

noun

Definition of FAULTFINDING

:  petty, nagging, or unreasonable criticism

First Known Use of FAULTFINDING

circa 1611

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