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picky

adjective \ˈpi-kē\

: very careful or too careful about choosing or accepting things : hard to please

pick·i·erpick·i·est

Full Definition of PICKY

:  fussy, choosy <a picky eater>
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Examples of PICKY

  1. <a picky cat who would only eat one particular kind of food, and only if it was served in his special dish>
  2. <she's picky, but she always finds the best quality in fresh meat and fish>

First Known Use of PICKY

1900
PICKIEST Defined for Kids

picky

adjective \ˈpi-kē\
pick·i·erpick·i·est

Definition of PICKY for Kids

:  hard to please <a picky eater>

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