Definition of Finickin
1. finicky [adj] - See also: finicky
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Literary usage of Finickin
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Herndon's Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life by William Henry Herndon (1999)
"All the gals about town was there, and all the handsome widows and married women, finickin' about trying to look like gals, tied as tight in the middle, ..."
2. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1903)
"But the inward tortures even of Hamlet would sink to insignificance under the touch of some of our finickin later novelists; and Lady Macbeth, ..."
3. Complete Works of Abraham Lincoln by Abraham Lincoln, Daniel Fish (1905)
"All the gals about town was there, and all the handsome widows and married women, finickin' about try- ..."
4. Art and Common Sense by Royal Cortissoz (1913)
"... undeniably clever but too often content to turn a facade into an article de Paris, masking an interior all finickin luxury and decoration. ..."
5. The Veto Power of the Governor of Illinois by Niels Henriksen Debel (1917)
"Every mother's son had to be lodged while on the road exactly at his proper radius from his noble master and this finickin task was the Harbinger's chief ..."