Translation of persnickety in Spanish:


puntilloso, adj.

Pronunciation /pərˈsnɪkədi/ /pəˈsnɪkɪti/


  • 1

    chinche informal
    mañoso Latin America informal
    you'd better get it right, he's very persnickety procura no equivocarte, es muy puntilloso
    • she's very persnickety about her food es muy exigente con la comida
    • Astaire, a professional dancer from the age of 7, did all of his own choreography, and he was as exacting about corrections as the most persnickety repetiteur.
    • Yesterday's, incidentally, introduced me to the wonderful word persnickety.
    • ‘He's a real persnickety son-of-a-gun,’ says Campbell of the director.
    • We sat in the back of her persnickety 1966 Ford Falcon for a few hours.
  • 2

    (delicate, awkward)
    (task) que requiere minuciosidad