high-maintenance(redirected from highmaintenance)
Someone who is or is perceived to be especially demanding, particular, or fussy. Oh no, I'm not as high-maintenance as my sisters—I only spend like five minutes getting ready in the morning. I have to go all the way back to the café to get Lou another coffee because that one wasn't up to his exacting standards. Ugh, how high-maintenance can you be?
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mod. [of a person] requiring much care and coddling. He’s sort of a high-maintenance guy. He requires lots of reassurance.
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