Definition of Finikin

1. a. Precise in trifles; idly busy.



Definition of Finikin

1. Adjective. (dated) Excessively dainty or fastidious. ¹

2. Noun. (alternative form of finnikin) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Finikin

1. finicky [adj] - See also: finicky

Lexicographical Neighbors of Finikin

finickier
finickiest
finickily
finickin
finickiness
finickinesses
finicking
finickity
finicky
finif
finified
finifies
finifs
finify
finifying
finikin (current term)
finiking
fining
finings
finis
finises
finish
finish coat
finish line
finish lines
finish nail
finish off
finish out
finish up
finish with

Literary usage of Finikin

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Memoirs of Charles Mathews, Comedian by Mathews (Anne Jackson) (1839)
"Talbot's dismay at sea—His finikin manners.— Anecdote. AFTER we came to London, when Mr. Cooke was at the height of his celebrity, he often visited us, ..."

2. A List of Books for Boys and Girls: In the Public Library of the City of Boston by Boston Public Library, Alice M. Jordan (1913)
"... 35.2 finikin and his golden pippins. MACLEOD. Finland, THOMSON. Z.ioh 4.3 Finn, Francis J. The best foot forward and other stories. ..."

3. Cumberland's British Theatre: With Remarks, Biographical & Critical. Printed by Thomas Dolby, George Damiel, D. G., G. D., John Cumberland (1828)
"Which way did they take her ? Lep. They've gone to Long Acre, along with a baker. [li.ril with finikin, rt. Giovanni and Constantia advance from crowd, ..."

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