Synonyms for split hairs
- chop logic
- make a fine distinction
- pick nits
- refine a distinction
- sharpen a distinction
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SPLIT HAIRS
I'll not split hairs about what Greek best represents his nation.
Starza and Tichnat split hairs while I dozed and thought about Fern.
Just get me back, and we'll split hairs about it when I get around this way again.
They split hairs, if you will, but they wouldn't split the difference.
Here I found that the debaters had split hairs on what the fathers had done.
She was resolved not to split hairs with her husband over small matters; she would not nurse grievances.
In discussing theological questions, they split hairs; in making a bargain, they conclude to split the difference.
She was born before we began to split hairs, and have nerves instead of nerve.
The central bald spot, covered with a grayish scurf and surrounded by a circle of broken and split hairs, is characteristic.
To split hairs of deterrence over confirmed social hyenas, is to furnish them with the last formula from which to tear things.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR SPLIT HAIRS
- argue over
- blow hot and cold
- catch at straws
- have at it
- hem and haw
- make a big thing about
- pick to pieces
- put up an argument
- set to
- split hairs
- talk back