finical vs picky what difference

what is difference between finical and picky

English

Etymology

University slang, probably from fine.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɪnɪkəl/

Adjective

finical (comparative more finical, superlative most finical)

  1. Finicky, fastidious, overly precise or delicate.

Derived terms

  • finick
  • finicking

Related terms

  • finicky

Translations

See also

  • jaunty


English

Etymology

pick +‎ -y

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɪki/
  • Rhymes: -ɪki

Adjective

picky (comparative pickier, superlative pickiest)

  1. Fussy; particular; demanding to have things just right.
    I am very picky about the way my kitchen is laid out.

Synonyms

  • anal-retentive
  • choosy
  • finicky
  • fussy
  • particular
  • pedantic
  • See also Thesaurus:fastidious

Translations

Noun

picky (plural pickies)

  1. (informal) A picture.
    • 1988 Alan Hollinghurst, The Swimming Pool Library, Penguin Books, paperback edition, page 44
      And who knows, I might do a few pickies of you – fully clothed, needless to say.

Alternative forms

  • piccy

Synonyms

  • pic

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