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picky

Extremely particular, fussy, or choosy. My son was such a picky eater as a kid that at one point the only thing he would eat was white bread and sliced bananas—nothing else. Stop being so picky—one brand is as good as another!

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.
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The campaign reached its crescendo in mid-August when Meow Mix manufacturer, San Francisco-based Big Heart Pet Brands (formerly Del Monte Pet Foods), brought a mobile sound booth to New York City, allowing cat lovers to remix the iconic 30-plus year-old Meow Mix jingle alongside Pickier.
You would think that Jeff Bridges, a somewhat film legend, would be pickier about his movies, but then you would be mistaken.
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Some institutional investors recently reported that disposable incomes in China have been rapidly rising to create pickier demand for high-end bicycles.
A recent study found women are pickier than men about their financial advisors and often demand more from them.
"Companies will have to navigate continued growth of emerging markets, globalisation, competition for employees - who will be pickier about potential employers - and the usage of increasingly sophisticated technologies," the research said.
Wine sales are growing rapidly in some channels, but customers are being pickier than ever, demanding great value and great quality together.
The economy is pushing consumers to be pickier," said Gartner analyst Carolina Milanesi, adding this played to the advantage of Samsung and Apple.
Portland State University is pickier about accepting provisional students not quite up to admission standards.
Zollars said YRC is getting pickier on its accounts and said the days of rock-bottom LTL rates, circa 2007-2010, are over.
He cautions, however, that after last year's run, it's probably time to be a bit pickier about the sector as a whole.
"Migrant workers born in the 1990s are pickier on salaries and work conditions.