Traducción de pettifogging en Español:

pettifogging

pedante, adj.

Pronunciación /ˈpɛdiˌfɔɡɪŋ//ˈpɛtɪfɒɡɪŋ/

adjetivo

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    (lawyer) pedante
    (lawyer) puntilloso
    (paper work) farragoso
    (paper work) latoso coloquial
    pettifogging details nimiedades femenino
    • Either they have no idea what is at stake, or they place pettifogging bureaucracy above all else.
    • These concerns for purity should not be understood as pettifogging legalism.
    • Their concern was brushed off as a pettifogging detail rather than an understandable concern.
    • Only the most Lilliputian of political outlooks could consider these kind of pettifogging government measures ‘bold and far-reaching’.
    • The one thing that Labour has been entirely consistent about is its pettifogging parliamentarism, its proceduralism, its gradualism and its timidity before capital and the Establishment.