Example sentences for: picky

How can you use “picky” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • No more rejections from picky academic journals or grubbing for sabbatical time.

  • I'm being picky because I'm really thinking of buying the book--Shulevitz's review compels me.

  • Sorry to be picky, but when precisely did Mr. Plotz speak to History?

  • There is perhaps an element of your having felt like the chosen one--someone so marvelous that even a notoriously picky person could not discard you.

  • Not long ago, when I suggested—for a passage chosen for our entrance exam—that an it that referred back to an unstipulated topic of a previous paragraph, be changed to this , I was told that there's no need to be so picky because it's said.

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