Definition of Nitpick

1. Verb. Be overly critical; criticize minor details.

Generic synonyms: Criticise, Criticize, Knock, Pick Apart
Derivative terms: Nitpicker



Definition of Nitpick

1. Verb. To correct minutiae or find fault in unimportant details; to kvetch. ¹

2. Verb. (archaic) To pick nits - lice eggs - from someone‚Äôs hair. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nitpick

1. to fuss over petty details [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nitpick

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nites
nithe
nither
nithered
nithing
nithings
nithiocyamine
nitid
nitinol
nitinol filter
nitinols
nitisinone
niton
nitons
nitpick (current term)
nitpicked
nitpicker
nitpickers
nitpickier
nitpickiest
nitpickiness
nitpicking
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nitpicky
nitr-
nitracrine
nitramide
nitramides
nitramine

Literary usage of Nitpick

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1. Taken for Grantedby Michael W. Paulson by Michael W. Paulson (2005)
""Not that I'm being a nitpick, Leonard, but how?" "He jumped and when he landed the gun went off shooting him in the head," Leonard calmly explained. ..."

2. Improving Student Achievement: Examining The Impact Of Teacher Quality And edited by Howard P. McKeon (1999)
"If you look at any program in isolation, you can find things to criticize and nitpick about. But viewing it as a piece of a larger effort, then it starts to ..."

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