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- 1. bigheaded, persnickety, snooty, snot-nosed, snotty, stuck-up, too big for one's breeches, uppish, proud (vs. humble)
- usage: (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant; "a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage; "they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety"
- 2. pernickety, persnickety, fastidious (vs. unfastidious)
- usage: characterized by excessive precision and attention to trivial details; "a persnickety job"; "a persnickety school teacher"
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