spitzfindig

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Spitze +‎ findig

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃpɪt͡sˌfɪndɪç/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /-ˌfɪndɪk/ (common form in southern Germany, Austria, and Switzerland)
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  • Hyphenation: spitz‧fin‧dig

Adjective[edit]

spitzfindig (comparative spitzfindiger, superlative am spitzfindigsten)

  1. captious, quibbling, pedantic

Declension[edit]