overparticular

adjective over·par·tic·u·lar \ ˌō-vər-pər-ˈti-kyə-lər , -pə- , -k(ə-)lər \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of overparticular

: excessively particular
  • He was, it is true, creating a great deal of disorder, but his aunt was not an overparticular housekeeper, and a little disorder gave her no concern.
  • —J. L. Harbour
  • I'm not just being overparticular here about a slightly irritating stylistic quirk.
  • —Mark O'Connell

First Known Use of overparticular

1726


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