View definitions for nit-picking


adjective as in hard-to-please

adjective as in quibbling

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Instead, they have unleashed a storm of nit-picking and vilification.

Even after logging countless hours nit-picking her work, there is no one I'd rather spend time with.


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On this page you'll find 514 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nit-picking, such as: acrimonious, cantankerous, carping, caviling, cavillous, and censorious.

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