choosy choosy  /ˈtʃu zi/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) difficult to please

Usage(s):

  1. The stories are a good sample of what Partisan Review has been offering to its choosy 5,800 subscribers since the war, and this in itself amounts to a certificate of modernity.
  2. Since atmospheric heat is not choosy about the water it warms, tropical storms could start turning up in some decidedly nontropical places.
  3. The Statue of Liberty may not be choosy about the wretched refuse she allows in the door, but Americans haven't always been so hospitable.

News

  • Anne Hathaway To Star And Produce Historical Drama ‘The Lifeboat’

    Picking projects after you win an Oscar is always a tricky field to navigate, but if you ask us it looks like Anne Hathaway has got it down to a science. With her extra added accomplishment thanks to Les Miserables, Hathaway has been a bit more choosy when it comes to her upcoming schedule. It’s... Read more » Anne Hathaway To Star And Produce Historical Drama ‘The Lifeboat’ is a post from: The ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

Quotes

  1. Commenting upon his absence, he said: "Earlier cinema was of great value, it was more meaningful compared to today. So, I have decided to take it easy and be choosy with the projects."
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Om Puri Source: Times of India

  2. "I never have to work again unless I want to do it. Once you're in the position where you can be very, very choosy as an actor, you have a duty to be very, very selective about what you do," Radcliffe says. "Money is not what motivates me....
    on Jul 14, 2009 By: Daniel Radcliffe Source: USA Today

  3. "Do unemployment benefits reduce the incentive to seek work? Yes: workers receiving unemployment benefits are likely to be slightly more choosy about accepting new jobs. The operative word here is 'slightly'," Krugman writes in a recent column,...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Paul Krugman Source: International Business Times

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