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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A person who insists on exactness in the observance of something.

Usage examples (36)
  • When playing a game, he is a stickler for the rules.
  • A stickler for promptness
  • The main stickler is that by the end of the book, the reader is left without a sense of closure.
  • Diane Groomes was known as a stickler for the rules City Desk for more
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