finicking

adjective
fin·​ick·​ing | \ ˈfi-ni-kiŋ , -kən\

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Examples of finicking in a Sentence

finicking drinkers will find the bar's trendy cocktails far too sweet

First Known Use of finicking

1661, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for finicking

alteration of finical

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The first known use of finicking was in 1661

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