choosy

UK [ˈtʃuːzɪ] / US [ˈtʃuzɪ] adjective
Word forms "choosy":
adjective choosy comparative choosier superlative choosiest
someone who is choosy has definite ideas about what they like and will not accept other things

Shoppers these days are really choosy.

Doug was too cold to be choosy about where he spent the night.


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • choosy — index particular (exacting), scrupulous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • choosy — 1862, Amer.Eng., from CHOOSE (Cf. choose) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Also sometimes choosey. Related: Choosiness …   Etymology dictionary

  • choosy — [adj] fussy, discriminating dainty, eclectic, exacting, fastidious, finical, finicky, nice, overparticular, particular, persnickety*, picky, prissy, select, selective; concept 404 Ant. undemanding, unfastidious, unfussy …   New thesaurus

  • choosy — ► ADJECTIVE (choosier, choosiest) informal ▪ excessively fastidious in making a choice. DERIVATIVES choosiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • choosy — ☆ choosy or choosey [cho͞o′zē ] adj. choosier, choosiest Informal very careful or fussy in choosing …   English World dictionary

  • choosy — choos|y choosey [ˈtʃu:zi] adj informal someone who is choosy will only accept things that they like a lot or they consider to be very good choosy about ▪ She s very choosy about clothes …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • choosy — choos|y [ tʃuzi ] adjective someone who is choosy has definite ideas about what they like and will not accept other things: FUSSY: Shoppers these days are really choosy. Doug was too cold to be choosy about where he spent the night …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • choosy — [[t]tʃu͟ːzi[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ, oft ADJ about n/wh Someone who is choosy is difficult to please because they will only accept something if it is exactly what they want or if it is of very high quality. [mainly INFORMAL] Skiers should …   English dictionary

  • choosy — choosey choosey choosy choosyadj. difficult to please, especially in details. Syn: particular, fussy. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • choosy — or choosey adjective (choosier; est) Date: 1862 fastidiously selective ; particular < choosy shoppers > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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