Definition of nitpick
- … warns her lawyers not to nitpick on relatively simple matters.
- —Deborah L. Jacobs
her husband nitpicks about everything: from how she puts the plates away to how she files the bills
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First Known Use: 1956See Words from the same year
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the quality or fact of being simultaneous
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