Translation of anal-retentive in Spanish:

anal-retentive

retentivo anal, adj.

Pronunciation: /ˌeɪnəlrəˈtɛntɪv//ˈeɪnlriˈtɛn(t)ɪv/

adjective

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    retentivo anal
    • A sleeper hit in Britain, Leaves has managed to bring both professional editors and amateur anal-retentive sticklers out of the closet to exalt the splendor of semicolons, the cunning of commas, the debonair of the dash.
    • You've gotta be a micromanaging, anal-retentive control freak.
    • And here's the proof: a glorious four-CD retrospective that gathers album tracks, B-sides and rarities for fans and anal-retentive obsessives alike - and it's a joy.
    • The mechanics at Hawk are very good at getting them absolutely immaculate, just the way I like them because they are the kind of anal-retentive people like me who like to get the bike so it's clean enough to eat your dinner off.
    • He knew from experience not to try to force others into the same anal-retentive habits he had.

noun

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    rententivo anal masculine
    rententiva anal feminine