View definitions for stickler


noun as in perfectionist

noun as in puzzle

noun as in insistent person

Weak match

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Time is running out to have a stable climate future, and we can’t afford to be sticklers here.

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.

The outraged grammar stickler mistakes a convention for an immutable and fundamental law of the universe.

Her grammar is fine—Ann is a stickler for grammar—and her anecdotes make sense in that they have a beginning, a middle and an end.

Maybe she's a cop who is a stickler for the rules because she's trying to impress the men upstairs.

Clearly either she was not his biggest fan or she was a real stickler for rules.

Here they did much of the autumn work, for Elizabeth was quite a stickler for having a common place to save something nicer.

Miss J. was a stickler for all forms of deference, and carried this weakness to the verge of absurdity.

The King, outward stickler that he was for the letter of the law, had to agree.

But he is a stickler for etiquette, end the table is cleared charmingly, though with dispatch, before they are placed before him.

Tunis Latham could be no stickler for quarter-deck etiquette on this voyage, that was sure.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stickler, such as: disciplinarian, enforcer, fanatic, nitpicker, and taskmaster.

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