Hi fellas, have you ever corrected someone’s insignificant typo or other ignorable mistake? Well, did you know there’s a word for that? It’s “nitpick“.
“Nitpick” can act as a verb or a noun. The word means criticizing small and unimportant detail. For example, when your friend type “Youre welcome” in a text message and you correct him saying he missed an apostrophe, you’re nitpicking at him. When using “nitpick” as a verb with an object, you can say “nitpick at” or “nitpick about“.
Here are some example sentences with “nitpick”:
“It’s a really well-designed house, I can’t find thing to nitpick about.”
“People can nitpick all they want but I’m still proud of my first published book that I worked very hard for.”
“We get along very well although sometimes we can’t help nitpicking at each other.”