stickler


stick·ler

noun \ˈsti-k(ə-)lər\

: a person who believes that something is very important and should be done or followed all the time

Full Definition of STICKLER

1
:  one who insists on exactness or completeness in the observance of something <a stickler for the rules>
2
:  something that baffles or puzzles :  poser, sticker

First Known Use of STICKLER

1644

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