The Online Slang Dictionary
(American, English, and Urban slang)

Login     Register     Forgot password     Resend confirmation

Definition of a persnickety

persnickety

noun

  • a person who is pretentious, haughty, or uptight.

    Last edited on Sep 14 2015. Submitted by Anonymous on Sep 14 2015.

+Add a definition for this slang term

More info:

Interactive stats:

Related words

Slang terms with the same meaning

None found.

Slang terms with the same root words

None. How about some random words?

Definitions include: crazy or irrational. Also whacked out.
Definitions include: a derogatory term for a legal professional or a law student.
Definitions include: when two or more males urinate in the same basin.
Definitions include: To have sex with a fellow addict in a 12-step program. This is AA lingo.
Definitions include: interjection of surprise or alarm.
Definitions include: a tough person or rebel.
Definitions include: It essentially means a women's clitoris organ has engorged. Meaning she is sexually aroused. A pomer looks like a pomegranate seed, ergo the name.
Definitions include: spelling variant of malarkey.
Definitions include: something great.
Definitions include: a large breast.

How common is this slang?

Don't click the following.
I use it(1)  
No longer use it(0)  
Heard it but never used it(0)  
Have never heard it(1)  

How vulgar is this slang?

Average of 0 votes: None  (See the most vulgar words.)


Least vulgar  
  Most vulgar

Your vote: None   (To vote, click the pepper. Vote how vulgar the word is – not how mean it is.)


Least vulgar  
  Most vulgar

Where is this slang used?

Logged-in users can add themselves to the map. Login, Register, Login instantly with Facebook.


Link to this slang definition

To link to this term in a web page or blog, insert the following.

<a href="http://onlineslangdictionary.com/meaning-definition-of/a-persnickety">a persnickety</a>

To link to this term in a wiki such as Wikipedia, insert the following.

[http://onlineslangdictionary.com/meaning-definition-of/a-persnickety a persnickety]

Some wikis use a different format for links, so be sure to check the documentation.