nitpick : Definition, Usages, News and More
- v be overly critical; criticize minor details
- So, I'm not going to nitpick at what we could have done better.
- And of course, customers will always nitpick.
- Not to nitpick but what in the hell does Judd Gregg being an ass hole have to do with vetting? Are they supposed to start giving people lie detectors as part of the vetting .
- Barry Zito in SI.com
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...
- Derek Lowe in Forbes
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."
- Harry Reid in Detroit Free Press
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... Bertie Ahern http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bertie_Ahern&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEuQgs0HVJmq5TRORAUlf23UcKtlA Irish Independent http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.independent.ie/national-news/bertie-defends-hillarys-role-in-north-peace-deal-1320266.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEX03HLtmrtYdFnJSCv7egd1o--gA Mar 17, 2008
67755 90303 nitpicker In remarks before the vote, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada praised Levin for his attention to detail, calling him my Harvard nitpicker."