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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A disputant who makes unreasonably fine distinctions.

Usage examples (23)
  • Adjective : the hairsplitting arguments of a political debate
  • He looked down the half-meter barrel of a hairsplitter.
  • His question evaporated as Jo pointed the hairsplitter.
  • Cable Shike placed the snout of a hairsplitter under Gif's chin. for more
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