nitpicker nitpicker


  • (n) someone who makes small and unjustified criticisms


  1. He is a nitpicker and a pest.
  2. Israel's Menachem Begin, fierce fighter turned tough negotiator, created the ceremony's touch of humor by kidding himself as a legal nitpicker.
  3. Though other cadets do not remember him as Truscott's devious nitpicker, Haig is defensive about the caricature.



  1. In remarks before the vote, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada praised Levin for his attention to detail, calling him "my Harvard nitpicker."
    on May 19, 2009 By: Harry Reid Source: Detroit Free Press

  2. "The woman from Mars is a nitpicker. Her need for perfection makes her intolerant of everything," explains Chin. "Women from Mars lead by intimidation and by instilling fear in their employees."
    on Apr 28, 2007 By: Chin-Ning Chu Source: Hindu

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