picky


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Wikipedia.

picky

1. mod. choosy. Red, blue, green! What’s the difference? You are too picky.
2. mod. overly critical. I have to do it exactly right. My boss is very picky.
References in periodicals archive ?
Children who ate within the normal range of childhood likes and dislikes weren't considered picky eaters.
Zucker, director of the Duke Centre for Eating Disorders in the US, said: "The question for many parents is, 'When is picky eating truly a problem?
My preferred method of dealing with a picky or recalcitrant eater is this: Offer quality food, nothing too weird, at regular intervals.
So what exactly is it that makes one person picky and another person willing to eat absolutely anything?
Sandrock offers a few tips when it comes to picky eaters:
If your dinner table turns into a battlefield at the kids' mealtimes, author Elizabeth Pantley explains how to end frustrating fussiness through her No-Cry Picky Eater Solution IF YOUR child is faddy with food, you're not alone - nearly 85% of parents say they have a child who is or has been a picky eater.
who wrote the original blog post, said in an interview that some shoppers are so picky that they walk out of well-priced houses solely because of relatively minor imperfections such as:
ISLAMABAD, April 22, 2010 (Balochistan Times ): Many children are picky eaters but new research suggests the trait is even more common in autistic children who tend to refuse more foods and are more likely to restrict their diets to a smaller variety of foods than other children.
The property gurus also try to find a des-res for picky Dina Mistry and Pradeep Patel.
This fine World War II book is marred by several printing errors, picky, picky, like page 152.
But be picky about the conferences that you are going to attend.
I didn't want to get too picky and end up (with long putts).
One picky thing: the book does not stay open easily on the piano; a different binding would make it more piano-friendly.
As the twenty-seven-year-old Carla pursuits the design of the wealthy and picky Julian Swann, she must also deal with her mother's death, her unexpected love for a rugged Norwegian sea captain, and a year of situational difficulties which must decide for Carla what the rest of her life will be.
Maybe Picky, Julian or Bubbles--already major stars in Canada--could be on of the next generation of Hollywood A-lists.