nitpick nitpick  /ˈnɪt pɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (v) be overly critical; criticize minor details

Usage(s):

  1. So, I'm not going to nitpick at what we could have done better.
  2. And of course, customers will always nitpick.
  3. They do not nitpick about the design of various proposed Holocaust memorials.

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  1. "If you're not in an aggressive mind-set, you're going to nitpick, and that's what get guys in trouble, that's what got me in trouble," Zito said. "For me, it's about being aggressive. You can definitely get away with pitches early in the...
    on May 6, 2008 By: Barry Zito Source: SI.com

  2. "There's not one pitch to get him out on, there's not one location to get him out on," Lowe said. "The main thing is you have to throw strikes. He has such a tremendous eye at the plate that you can't nitpick."
    on Jul 15, 2007 By: Derek Lowe Source: Forbes

  3. "So I mean, I'm not going to get into the politics of this, but I think for anyone to try to question the Clintons' huge support and start trying to nitpick and saying, 'But she wasn't sitting down at the negotiation table'. Sure we know she wasn't...
    on Mar 17, 2008 By: Bertie Ahern Source: Irish Independent

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