finick

intransitive verb fin·ick \ˈfinik, -nēk\
variants: less commonly

finnick

\ˈfinik, -nēk\

Definition of finick

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. 1 :  to become excessively or affectedly dainty or refined in speech or manner :  put on airs

  2. 2 :  to dawdle about finicked with her food — Elizabeth Taylor she was not one who had time to finick about snipping at blossoms — Adrian Bell

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Origin and Etymology of finick

back-formation from finicking


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