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Word: stickler

Definition: perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right


Sentences Containing 'stickler'

"A handsome man with polished manners, he was a stickler for dignity, decorum and punctuality at court session, and once ordered himself fined $10 for being 10 minutes late in appearing in court."
Edward I was a stickler for loyalty and discipline in noble ranks thus, inherited Earldoms alone were too independent to act as servants of the Crown.
Moscow critic Alexey Parin referred to Shchetynsky as "a consequent stickler for avant-garde" and stated that "his spirituality reveals in strict, ascetically beautiful sounds that impress with their hermetism, within the context of up-to-date musical language".
``Ah,''said Morcerf,``I see you are a stickler for forms, my dear sir, and you would remind me that the ceremonial rites should not be omitted.

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