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Synonyms for picky
ˈpɪk ipick·y

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  1. pickyadjective

    Synonyms:
    pic, fussy, anal retentive, choosy, particular, finicky, pedantic

  2. pickyadjective

    A picture.

    I am very picky about the way my kitchen works.

    Synonyms:
    finicky, fussy, anal retentive, choosy, particular, pedantic, pic

Princeton's WordNet

  1. finical, finicky, fussy, particular, pickyadjective

    exacting especially about details

    "a finicky eater"; "fussy about clothes"; "very particular about how her food was prepared"

    Synonyms:
    special(a), peculiar(a), bad-tempered, busy, particular, cross, finicky, grumpy, grouchy, special, especial(a), finical, crabby, crabbed, particular(a), fussy, ill-tempered, exceptional

    Antonyms:
    unfastidious

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "picky":

    selective, difficult

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#273special
#1083cross
#1113particular
#1928difficult
#2402pic
#4087busy
#6385exceptional
#9274selective
#30373grumpy
#32099picky
#35759pedantic
#42715fussy
#65060crabby
#66650grouchy
#87747finicky
#116211choosy
#251752crabbed

How to use picky in a sentence?

  1. Tom Zegan:

    When I was young I used to date homeless chicks, they weren't very picky and at the end of the date I could just drop them off at any corner.

  2. Holly Richmond:

    I think young singles having less sex boils down to them having more choice. They can be picky, and they are, if it can't be a stellar experience, they'd rather not bother when they know they can go home to great porn and high-quality toys that deliver grade-A orgasms.

  3. Di Fabio:

    Fish consumption at eight years old may simply serve as an indicator of high dietary quality, children who are picky eaters may avoid foods high in omega-3 polyunsaturated fats including fish and seafood, walnuts, spinach and soybeans.

  4. Bobby Tudor:

    Buyers can afford to be very picky.

  5. Helen Coulthard:

    Many children who are selective/picky from childhood gradually widen the repertoire of food they accept, especially when confronted with social situations where their behavior is frowned upon.


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