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Whether it’s a too thin or too thick wetsuit, a bikini top that needs constant readjusting, or a hat that won’t stay put, finicky equipment can impact your performance.

They may be more susceptible to damage over time and tend to be more finicky when it comes to even cooking.

They’re typically big and finicky, but the new Asus ROG Flow and its XG Mobile eGPU switch it up.

Some health systems do have experience with keeping finicky vaccines frigid, even in places with limited resources.

From Vox

Such a vaccine is key to bringing the pandemic to a swift end since it can be more widely distributed than doses with finicky storage requirements.

From Fortune

The price reflects its rarity as well, but also the finicky, difficult, and nuanced process of making Champagne.

Getting solar, wind, or wave power to work requires marrying smart technology to often-finicky government policy.

Poor folks aint no business to have finicky idees, or tastes, he declared.

Kyowowy means finicky, and applied to the draper by general consent.

Like most of our eastern woodsmen, Pete Noël was even finicky about his food, and took all his meat cooked to a brown.

It's all finicky work with tweezers and magnifying glasses, trying to get everything to fit in that little case.

Wilhelm Meister was set in a finicky period and its characters wore white wigs and minced about in their actions.


On this page you'll find 61 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to finicky, such as: choosy, fastidious, fussy, scrupulous, squeamish, and critical.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.