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  • nounperfectionist
  • nounpuzzle
  • nouninsistent person

synonyms for stickler

  • disciplinarian
  • enforcer
  • fanatic
  • nitpicker
  • taskmaster
  • contender
  • fanatic
  • haggler
  • zealot
  • higgler
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How to use stickler in a sentence

Time is running out to have a stable climate future, and we can’t afford to be sticklers here.
SAN DIEGO NEEDS TO PICK UP ITS CARBON TRASHBRIAN SCHRADERJULY 6, 2022VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
But, the Tap is just $129, which makes it a full $100 cheaper than the Blast, so if you’re not a stickler for fidelity and you don’t need the extra ruggedness offered by the UE speakers, it’s still hard to justify the extra cash.
UE BLAST AND MEGABLAST REVIEW: ONE STEP CLOSER TO A PERFECT PORTABLE ALEXA SPEAKEREMPIREJUNE 25, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Here they did much of the autumn work, for Elizabeth was quite a stickler for having a common place to save something nicer.
A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD SALEMAMANDA MINNIE DOUGLAS
Miss J. was a stickler for all forms of deference, and carried this weakness to the verge of absurdity.
THE LETTERS OF THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON TO MISS J. 1834-1851DUKE OF WELLINGTON
The King, outward stickler that he was for the letter of the law, had to agree.
SHE STANDS ACCUSEDVICTOR MACCLURE
But he is a stickler for etiquette, end the table is cleared charmingly, though with dispatch, before they are placed before him.
THE ADMIRABLE CRICHTONJ. M. BARRIE
Tunis Latham could be no stickler for quarter-deck etiquette on this voyage, that was sure.
SHEILA OF BIG WRECK COVEJAMES A. COOPER
She looked like a strong-minded person and was probably a stickler for the etiquette of the sick room.
THE REVELLERSLOUIS TRACY
Liberal in his views, republican in his principles, a stickler for equal rights—he was among the first to strike for Liberty.
SAGES AND HEROES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONL. CARROLL JUDSON
There was, moreover, one Mr. Feeling; but he was no captain, but a great stickler to encourage Mansoul to rebellion.
THE HOLY WAR MADE BY SHADDAI UPON DIABOLUSJOHN BUNYAN
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WORDS RELATED TO STICKLER

  • chauvinists
  • diehards
  • doctrinaires
  • dogmatists
  • enthusiasts
  • extremists
  • fanatics
  • fiends
  • maniacs
  • monomaniacs
  • opinionated persons
  • partisans
  • persecutors
  • puritans
  • racists
  • sectarians
  • segregationists
  • sexists
  • sticklers
  • superpatriots
  • zealots
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.