Simple Definition of finicky
: very hard to please
: requiring a lot of care or attention
Full Definition of finicky
1 : extremely or excessively particular, exacting, or meticulous in taste or standards <a finicky eater>
2 : requiring much care, precision, or attentive effort <a finicky recipe>
Examples of finicky
My teacher is finicky about grammar.
a complicated and finicky recipe
Origin of finicky
alteration of finicking
First Known Use: circa 1825
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