An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (colloquial)
a. quisquilloso(a) (person)
2. (task)
a. engorroso(a)
pernickety [pəˈnɪkɪtɪ]
[+person] quisquilloso; remilgado; [+task] delicado
she's pernickety about food es exigente para la comida; he's terribly pernickety about punctuality tiene la manía de la puntualidad
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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