choosy

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adjective \ˈchü-zē\
variants: or less commonly

choosey

Definition of choosy

choosier

;

choosiest

  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


CHOOSY Defined for English Language Learners

choosy

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adjective \ˈchü-zē\

Definition of choosy for English Language Learners

  • : very careful in choosing : liking only certain things


CHOOSY Defined for Kids

choosy

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adjective \ˈchü-zē\

Definition of choosy for Students

choosier

;

choosiest

  1. :  careful in making choices a choosy shopper



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