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See definition of finicking on Dictionary.com
  • as indainty
  • as indelicate
  • as infinical
  • as infinicky
  • as innice

synonyms for finicking

  • delicate
  • fussy
  • tasteful
  • acute
  • nice
  • choosy
  • fastidious
  • finical
  • mincing
  • perceptive
  • persnickety
  • refined
  • scrupulous

antonyms for finicking

MOST RELEVANT
  • uncritical
  • accepting
  • clumsy
  • coarse
  • easy
  • harsh
  • heavy
  • rough
  • coarse
  • harsh
  • healthful
  • healthy
  • heavy
  • imprecise
  • indelicate
  • inelegant
  • insensitive
  • robust
  • rough
  • strong
  • uncareful
  • uncritical
  • unscrupulous
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    How to use finicking in a sentence

    Consequently he is never finicking in his phraseology, and seldom final.
    WASHINGTON IRVINGHENRY W. BOYNTON
    She set him down in her own mind as "too finicking," while his good looks did not happen to be of a type that appealed to her.
    IN BRIEF AUTHORITYF. ANSTEY
    Yet there was nothing finicking about their politeness—it had the public-school touch, and, though sedulous, was virile.
    HOWARDS ENDE. M. FORSTER
    He went on eating in a leisurely, finicking sort of way, though he consumed very little food actually.
    HALF PORTIONSEDNA FERBER
    I'll have none of our men livin' in model villages under the squire and the parson—it's all finicking nonsense.
    THE ROOT OF ALL EVILJ. S. FLETCHER
    Halley, on the other hand, almost despised accurate observations as finicking.
    ASTRONOMICAL DISCOVERYHERBERT HALL TURNER
    Pelle sat there getting angrier and angrier at his finicking tone.
    PELLE THE CONQUEROR, COMPLETEMARTIN ANDERSON NEXO
    I don't hold with such finicking ways, and well you know it.
    HOBSON'S CHOICEHAROLD BRIGHOUSE
    You Haystouns are high-strung, finicking people, on whom idleness sits badly.
    THE HALF-HEARTEDJOHN BUCHAN
    It was not well drawn; it was too finicking; the pillars in the background were grotesquely squat.
    MAIN STREETSINCLAIR LEWIS
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO FINICKING

    • acute
    • choosy
    • delicate
    • fastidious
    • finical
    • finicking
    • fussy
    • mincing
    • nice
    • perceptive
    • persnickety
    • refined
    • scrupulous
    • tasteful
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.