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nitpick

verb

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to make often peevish criticisms or objections about matters that are minor, unimportant, or irrelevant
  • her husband nitpicks about everything: from how she puts the plates away to how she files the bills

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The first known use of nitpick was in 1956

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“Nitpick.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nit%20pick. Accessed 5 December 2019.

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