1(lawyer) pedante(lawyer) puntilloso(paper work) farragoso(paper work) latoso informalpettifogging details — nimiedades feminine
- 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.