[ US /ˈfɪnəki/ ]
[ UK /fˈɪnɪkˌi/ ]
  1. exacting especially about details
    a finicky eater
    very particular about how her food was prepared
    fussy about clothes
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How To Use finicky In A Sentence

  • Yes | No | Report from phconk wrote 1 week 4 days ago when they are realy biting it doesn't matter but if they are slow go with the maribou to temp the finicky fish. on the other hand bucktail is far more durable Do you prefer bucktail or marabou for spinners when pike fishing
  • When Teresa and I ate there last summer, I was trepidatious about asking for some substitutions, given Shopsin's reputation for being a real hardcase with finicky eaters, but he was glad to try some new stuff for me, and the food turned out superbly. Boing Boing
  • He too remembers some finicky editor turning his preference into a fetish.
  • You may be too easily irritated or despondent, exasperating friends and family with exacting demands and finicky attitudes.
  • I've always known that cat owners are somewhat fanatical when it comes to their pets, but the sheer number of sites devoted to this finicky member of the animal kingdom probably outnumbers the amount of cats in this country.
  • The limited dynamic range of the soundtrack is an indication of the relative age of Spartacus, but only finicky audiophiles should mind too much.
  • I'm also sure my saliva glands would have been working overtime in the presence of something like this, which includes not only "exquisite lugwork," but also chrome, wood, leather, and rivets, which is enough to cause even the most finicky lug-slobberer to drown to death in his own drool: Hand Luggage: Bike Builders and Lady-Killers
  • The finicky Chuan is also very particular about his clothing.
  • The interface to the game is rather finicky at times and does require some specific targeting when attempting to point at a person or object.
  • a finicky eater
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